The average pay for an Architectural Designer in Houston, Texas is $48,842 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. A skill in Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD) is associated with high pay for this job.

$40,478 - $72,129
(Median)
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$49K
$72K
MEDIAN: $48,842
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$40,478 - $72,129  
   
Bonus
$993 - $5,152  
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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$37,937 - $75,482  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 35
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$18.00  
   
Overtime
$24.83  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$993 - $5,152  
   
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).
)
$37,937 - $75,482  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 8
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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,264,262
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
4.0%

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Experience Affects Architectural Designer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 16%


National Average
$50,000


Skills That Affect Architectural Designer Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 10%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 10%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
up arrow 10%

Autodesk AutoCAD Architecture
up arrow 8%

AutoCAD Architecture
up arrow 6%


Adobe InDesign
up arrow 1%

AutoCAD
0%

National Average
$50,000

AutoCAD Revit Architecture Suite
up arrow 1%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 1%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 2%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 4%

Autodesk Revit Architecture
up arrow 6%

Design
up arrow 6%

3D Rendering
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
medical benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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