The average salary for an Entry-Level Design Architect in Chicago, Illinois is $46,046 per year.

$35,527 - $63,940
(Median)
$36K
$46K
$64K
MEDIAN: $46,045
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$14.68 - $27.40
(Median)
$15
$21
$27
MEDIAN: $21.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$35,527 - $63,940  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $2,043  
Profit Sharing
$910  
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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$35,019 - $63,368  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 47
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$14.68 - $27.40  
   
Overtime
$14.54 - $33.60  
Local Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$-0.50 - $2,043  
   
Profit Sharing
$910  
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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$35,019 - $63,368  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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Skills That Affect Design Architect Salaries

Autodesk 3ds Max
up arrow 6%

Design
up arrow 4%

Autodesk Revit Architecture
up arrow 1%

3D Rendering
0%

National Average
$46,000

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 1%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 3%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 3%

AutoCAD Revit Architecture Suite
up arrow 5%

AutoCAD
up arrow 6%

3D Max
up arrow 6%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 7%

Autodesk AutoCAD Architecture
up arrow 10%

AutoCAD Architecture
up arrow 13%

Graphic Design
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
medical benefits
Vision: 38%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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