Architectural Designer Salary in Chicago, Illinois (United States)

An Architectural Designer in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $48,250 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.
Architectural Designer in Chicago, Illinois Total Pay (?
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$38,322 - $78,053
(Median)
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48K
57K
78K
MEDIAN: $48,249
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
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$38,322 - $78,053  
   
Bonus
$102.13 - $9,787  
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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$35,653 - $85,600  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 44
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Experience Affects Architectural Designer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

National Average
$48,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Architectural Designer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Autodesk Revit Architecture
up arrow 10%
3D Rendering
up arrow 1%
AutoCAD
0%
Design
0%
Microsoft Office
0%
National Average
$48,000
Project Management
up arrow 2%
Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 11%
AutoCAD Architecture
up arrow 17%
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Gender
Female
65%
female alumni
 
Male
35%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
9%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 20%
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