Pay for Experienced Design Architects sits in the ballpark of $72K per year. Cash earnings for Experienced Design Architects — including $14K in bonuses and $10K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $53K to $111K depending on individual performance. Residence and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Experienced Design Architects survey respondents are men (71 percent). A large number enjoy medical while one-half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to roughly two in five. Job satisfaction for Experienced Design Architects is high. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$52,102 - $105,117
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$52K
$72K
$110K
MEDIAN: $72,473
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$21.40 - $52.39
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$52,102 - $105,117  
   
Bonus
$501 - $14,175  
Profit Sharing
$1,003 - $10,406  
Commission
$10,000  
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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$53,273 - $111,456  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 647
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$90$180$270
Hourly Rate
$21.40 - $52.39  
   
Hourly Tips
$264.61  
Overtime
$28.09 - $58.31  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$180K$360K$540K
Bonus
$501 - $14,175  
   
Commission
$10,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,003 - $10,406  
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).
)
$53,273 - $111,456  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 93
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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: $74,264

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Experienced Design Architects in search of above-average pay will head east: In particular, Experienced Design Architects in Washington, Boston, and New York enjoy higher pay rates than the national average. Trailing the national average by 14 percent, Columbus is the market with the smallest paychecks. Employers also pay below the national average in St. Louis (11 percent lower) and San Diego (4 percent lower).

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Skills That Affect Design Architect Salaries

3D Max
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3D Rendering
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Project Management
0%

AutoCAD Architecture
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$74,000

Design
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autodesk autocad
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Autodesk Revit Architecture
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Autodesk AutoCAD Architecture
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AutoCAD Revit Architecture Suite
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Project Coordinating
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Adobe Illustrator
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Adobe Photoshop
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 81 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
medical benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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