Design Architect in Portland, Oregon Salary

Design Architects in Portland, Ore. pull down an average of $57K per year. A large number enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to close to one-half. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Portland Design Architects making up 57 percent of survey respondents. Job satisfaction for Design Architects in Portland is high. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,998 - $191,111
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$57K
$190K
MEDIAN: $57,423
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$39,998 - $191,111  
   
Bonus
$984 - $244,679  
Profit Sharing
$3,250  
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$40,035 - $203,578  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 24

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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

Pay by Experience for a Design Architect has a positive trend. An entry-level Design Architect with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 12 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Design Architect with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Design Architect which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 11 salaries. A Design Architect with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $96,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Design Architect

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Design Architect Salaries

Late-Career
▲65%

▲25%

▲1%

National Average
$58,000

▼16%

Skills That Affect Design Architect Salaries

Microsoft Office
▲21%

Adobe Illustrator
▲20%

Project Management
▲17%

Adobe InDesign
▲14%

3D Rendering
▲7%

3D Max
▲4%

National Average
$58,000


autodesk autocad
▼1%

▼2%

AutoCAD Revit Architecture Suite
▼3%

Adobe Photoshop
▼4%

Project Coordinating
▼5%

▼6%

Graphic Design
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
no benefits
None: 17%
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