An Architectural Job Captain earns an average salary of $58,536 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$44,694 - $73,575
(Median)
$45K
$59K
$74K
MEDIAN: $58,536
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$19.28 - $34.76
(Median)
$19
$26
$35
MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$44,694 - $73,575  
   
Bonus
$491.22 - $5,160  
Profit Sharing
$30.64 - $7,776  
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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$44,711 - $75,624  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 413
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$19.28 - $34.76  
   
Overtime
$25.24 - $47.89  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$491.22 - $5,160  
   
Profit Sharing
$30.64 - $7,776  
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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$44,711 - $75,624  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 120
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Job Description for Architectural Job Captain

A project lead or lead architect oversees a team of architects and draftsmen working on a architectural project. The architectural job captain oversees the work of architects and draftsmen, reporting progress and issues to the project lead as needed. They ensure that the team stays on schedule and executes schematics that conform to the requirements of the project leader or designer. The job captain works as an architect and may participate in the creation of drawings and drafts. They usually help create needed drawings using computer-aided drafting software (CAD). In their supervisory role, the job captain also reviews the drawings of the rest of the architectural team, suggests revisions, and has other draftsmen update designs on those suggestions.

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Architectural Job Captain Tasks

  • Ensure building designs are structurally sound and functional, as well as aesthetically in line with the developer's ideas.
  • Coordinate with project leadership team to develop execution plan.
  • Lead a team of architects, structural engineers, draftsmen and general contractors during a large building project.

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Pay by Experience Level for Architectural Job Captain

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $59,150

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What is it like working as an Architectural Job Captain?

Architectural Job Captain in Mesa:
"Self manage projects."
Pros: Self managing my projects. Opinions are voiced and heard, lots of opportunity to design, learn construction methods, and hands-on experience working in the field and construction sites. Coordinating with other engineers, learning from contractors, and working to better communicate with our clients.
Cons: Sometimes long hours are spent at the office. Weekend work and not getting paid overtime.

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Experience Affects Architectural Job Captain Salaries




National Average
$59,000


Skills That Affect Architectural Job Captain Salaries

Autodesk Revit Architecture
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Project Management
up arrow 2%

Project Coordinating
up arrow 1%

Adobe Photoshop
0%

National Average
$59,000

autodesk autocad
up arrow 1%

Client Interaction
up arrow 1%

AutoCAD Architecture
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Design
up arrow 3%

up arrow 5%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 7%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 80 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
medical benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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