Experienced Design Architect Salary

Average Experienced Design Architects make around $73K annually. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $15K and $11K, respectively — total cash payment to Experienced Design Architects can bottom out near $54K or peak near $115K depending on individual performance. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Male Experienced Design Architects are more prevalent than women among those who took the survey — 65 percent of professionals. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Experienced Design Architects. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$53,391 - $109,573
$53K
$73K
$110K
MEDIAN: $73,384
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$22.49 - $60.00
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MEDIAN: $33.78
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$0$115K
Salary $53,391 - $109,573
Bonus $500 - $14,572
Profit Sharing $493.16 - $11,175
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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$54,274 - $115,401
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 394
Hourly Data $0$524
Hourly Rate $22.49 - $60.00
Hourly Tips $524
Overtime $20.27 - $98.63
Annual Data $0$115K
Bonus $500 - $14,572
Commission $15,100
Profit Sharing $493.16 - $11,175
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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$54,274 - $115,401
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 44

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Popular Employer Salaries for Design Architect


Perkins Eastman Architects P.C. attracts talent by shelling out the biggest paychecks in the area — the median in that office is $91K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $75,802

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

For Experienced Design Architects, Chicago provides a pay rate that is 17 percent greater than the national average. Experienced Design Architects can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+14 percent), Dallas (+12 percent), Boston (+10 percent), and New York (+6 percent). Columbus is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 16 percent. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are St. Louis (12 percent less) and Milwaukee (11 percent less).

Key Stats for Design Architect

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 62 votes.
10-19 years
84%
20 years or more
16%
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Skills That Affect Design Architect Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 62 votes.

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
no benefits
None: 16%
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