Architectural Designer in Chicago, Illinois Salary

An Architectural Designer in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $49,042 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. A skill in Design is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$39,171 - $69,262
(Median)
$39K
$49K
$69K
MEDIAN: $49,042
10%
50%
90%

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$10.21 - $44.04
(Median)
$10
$19
$44
MEDIAN: $19.00
10%
50%
90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$39,171 - $69,262  
   
Bonus
$99.33 - $7,655  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$37,246 - $71,228  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 62
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$10.21 - $44.04  
   
Overtime
$23.40  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$99.33 - $7,655  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$37,246 - $71,228  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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Experience Affects Architectural Designer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 20%


National Average
$48,000


Skills That Affect Architectural Designer Salaries

Design
up arrow 17%

3D Rendering
up arrow 8%

Autodesk Revit Architecture
up arrow 4%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 4%

Project Management
up arrow 3%

AutoCAD
0%

Microsoft Office
0%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
0%

AutoCAD Revit Architecture Suite
0%

National Average
$48,000

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 5%

AutoCAD Architecture
up arrow 8%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 13%

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
9%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
medical benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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