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Architectural Designer Salary in Chicago, Illinois

An Architectural Designer in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $49,881 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Adobe InDesign and Design.

$38,413 - $70,150
(Median)
$38K
$50K
$70K
MEDIAN: $49,881
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50%
90%

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$15.10 - $44.70
(Median)
$15
$19
$45
MEDIAN: $18.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$38,413 - $70,150  
   
Bonus
$200.00 - $8,000  
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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$35,917 - $72,683  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 49
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$15.10 - $44.70  
   
Overtime
$21.62 - $30.52  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$200.00 - $8,000  
   
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).
)
$35,917 - $72,683  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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Experience Affects Architectural Designer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 20%


National Average
$48,000


Skills That Affect Architectural Designer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 16%

Design
up arrow 15%

Autodesk Revit Architecture
up arrow 9%

3D Rendering
up arrow 4%

AutoCAD
up arrow 1%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
0%

AutoCAD Revit Architecture Suite
0%

National Average
$48,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 5%

Project Management
up arrow 5%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 7%

AutoCAD Architecture
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 17%
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