Experienced Architectural Designer Salary (United States)

The average salary for an Experienced Architectural Designer is $60,159 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Microsoft Word, Graphic Design, Adobe InDesign, AutoCAD Revit Architecture Suite, and Adobe Illustrator.
Experienced Architectural Designer Total Pay (?
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$40,486 - $88,804
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $60,159
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Experienced Architectural Designer Total Pay (?
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$17.89 - $40.00
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MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$40,486 - $88,804  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,004  
Profit Sharing
$992 - $3,714  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$40,014 - $89,048  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 314
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$17.89 - $40.00  
   
Overtime
$21.96 - $47.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,004  
   
Profit Sharing
$992 - $3,714  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$40,014 - $89,048  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 314
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Pay Difference By Location
San Francisco
up arrow 41%
Boston
up arrow 22%
Los Angeles
up arrow 13%
Minneapolis
up arrow 6%
National Average
$59,000
Houston
up arrow 12%
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Skills That Affect Experienced Architectural Designer Salaries

Microsoft Word
up arrow 27%
Graphic Design
up arrow 18%
Adobe InDesign
up arrow 16%
AutoCAD Revit Architecture Suite
up arrow 13%
Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 12%
Autodesk Revit Architecture
up arrow 10%
3D Rendering
up arrow 6%
Project Management
up arrow 6%
Design
up arrow 5%
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%
Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 2%
Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
up arrow 2%
AutoCAD
0%
National Average
$59,000
AutoCAD Architecture
up arrow 6%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 75 votes.
Gender
Female
33%
female alumni
 
Male
67%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 45%
vision benefits Vision: 32% employee benefits None: 28%
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