An Architectural Designer in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $50,908 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$39,522 - $64,359
(Median)
$40K
$51K
$64K
MEDIAN: $50,907
10%
50%
90%

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$14.00 - $21.19
(Median)
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$20
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MEDIAN: $19.00
50%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$39,522 - $64,359  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $7,576  
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
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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$38,499 - $65,778  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 44
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$19.96  
   
Overtime
$20.06 - $31.68  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$-0.50 - $7,576  
   
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
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).
)
$38,499 - $65,778  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5
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Experience Affects Architectural Designer Salaries


Experienced
up arrow 13%

National Average
$51,000


Skills That Affect Architectural Designer Salaries

Design
up arrow 9%

3D Rendering
up arrow 6%

Project Management
up arrow 6%

Graphic Design
up arrow 5%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Autodesk Revit Architecture
up arrow 3%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 3%

Adobe Photoshop
0%

National Average
$51,000

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 2%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 4%

AutoCAD
up arrow 6%

AutoCAD Revit Architecture Suite
up arrow 6%

Autodesk AutoCAD Architecture
up arrow 8%

AutoCAD Architecture
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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