Design Architect in Portland, Oregon Salary

Pay for Design Architects in Portland sits in the ballpark of $56K per year. A large number enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to slightly less than half. Male Portland Design Architects are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 59 percent of the field. Job satisfaction for Design Architects in Portland, Ore. is high. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$40,706 - $177,539
$41K
$56K
$180K
MEDIAN: $56,000
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$40,706 - $177,539  
   
Bonus
$991 - $37,095  
Profit Sharing
$2,510  
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$40,491 - $104,072  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 31

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About Portland, Oregon

Multnomah County, Oregon
632,187
Male:
313,516 (49.6%)
Female:
318,671 (50.4%)
Portland (/ˈpɔːrtlənd/) is the largest city in the U.S. state of Oregon and the seat of Multnomah County. It is located in the Willamette Valley region of the Pacific Northwest, at the confluence of the Willamette and Columbia Rivers. The city covers 145 square miles (380 square kilometers) and had an estimated population of 632,309 in 2015, making it the 26th most populous city in the United States. Approximately 2,389,228 people live in the Portland metropolitan statistical area (MSA), the 23rd most populous MSA in the United States. Its Combined Statistical Area (CSA) ranks 17th with a population of 3,022,178. Roughly 60% of Oregon's population resides within the Portland metropolitan area. Named after the city on the coast of Maine, the Oregon settlement began to be populated in the 1830s near the end of the Oregon Trail. Its water access provided convenient transportation of goods, and the timber industry was a...
Portland:
$60,892
Oregon:
$54,148
$1,047
Portland:
$348,300
Oregon:
$264,100
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Pay by Experience Level for Design Architect

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Design Architects in Portland with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. During the first five years of their careers, Design Architects in Portland, Ore. see a median income of $50K. Survey respondents with five to 10 years of experience report an only modestly higher median of $58K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Portland Design Architects make a median salary of $71K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $96K on average.

Key Stats for Design Architect

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Design Architect Salaries

Late-Career
▲67%

▲24%

▲1%

National Average
$57,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Design Architect Salaries

Microsoft Office
▲22%

Adobe Illustrator
▲21%

Project Management
▲18%

3D Rendering
▲9%

3D Max
▲5%

Adobe InDesign
▲1%

National Average
$57,000

AutoCAD Revit Architecture Suite
▼2%


autodesk autocad
▼2%

Adobe Photoshop
▼3%

Design
▼4%

Project Coordinating
▼4%

▼5%

Graphic Design
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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