A Design Architect in San Francisco, California earns an average salary of $68,028 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job.

$48,194 - $114,865
(Median)
$48K
$68K
$110K
MEDIAN: $68,028
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$19.57 - $51.06
(Median)
$20
$25
$51
MEDIAN: $25.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,194 - $114,865  
   
Bonus
$255.00 - $22,000  
Profit Sharing
$3,250  
Total Pay (?
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$47,449 - $117,123  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 95
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.57 - $51.06  
   
Overtime
$29.48  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$255.00 - $22,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,250  
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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$47,449 - $117,123  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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Pay by Experience Level for Design Architect

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Experience Affects Design Architect Salaries




National Average
$67,000


Skills That Affect Design Architect Salaries


Microsoft Word
up arrow 10%

Autodesk AutoCAD Architecture
up arrow 8%


AutoCAD Revit Architecture Suite
up arrow 2%

Project Coordinating
0%

National Average
$67,000

Design
up arrow 1%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

3D Rendering
up arrow 2%

Autodesk Revit Architecture
up arrow 3%

3D Max
up arrow 9%

up arrow 10%



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
medical benefits
Vision: 41%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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