Experienced Design Architect Salary

Average Experienced Design Architects make around $73K annually. Final cash compensation to Experienced Design Architects varies from around $53K to approximately $115K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $14K and $12K, respectively. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Men account for the majority of Experienced Design Architects who responded to the questionnaire — 66 percent to be exact. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Most enjoy medical while just over a half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to nearly two in five. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$52,247 - $108,963
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$73K
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MEDIAN: $72,835
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$21.88 - $54.36
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$52,247 - $108,963  
   
Bonus
$496.03 - $14,094  
Profit Sharing
$502 - $11,592  
Commission
$15,100  
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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$53,464 - $115,093  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 483
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$180$360$540
Hourly Rate
$21.88 - $54.36  
   
Hourly Tips
$524  
Overtime
$32.69 - $70.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$500K$1M$1M
Bonus
$496.03 - $14,094  
   
Commission
$15,100  
Profit Sharing
$502 - $11,592  
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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$53,464 - $115,093  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 58

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Those at Perkins Eastman Architects P.C. can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $91K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $75,040

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For those looking to make money, Experienced Design Architects in Chicago enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 18 percent above the national average. Experienced Design Architects can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+15 percent), Dallas (+13 percent), Boston (+11 percent), and New York (+7 percent). Trailing the national average by 15 percent, Columbus is the market with the smallest paychecks. Employers also pay below the national average in St. Louis (12 percent lower) and Milwaukee (10 percent lower).

Key Stats for Design Architect

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 58 votes.
10-19 years
84%
20 years or more
16%
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 58 votes.

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
no benefits
None: 16%
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