Design Architect with Design Skills Salary

Design Architects with Design skills take home approximately $60K annually on average. Final cash compensation to Design Architects with Design skills varies from around $40K to approximately $102K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $10K and $9K, respectively. Career duration is the main element affecting pay for this group — geography and the particular employer are driving factors as well. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Health benefits are not claimed by all — close to one-fifth lack any form of coverage — but a strong majority have medical insurance, and the larger part have dental, too. Men account for the majority of Design Architects with Design skills who responded to the questionnaire — 61 percent to be exact. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$41,539 - $98,652
$42K
$60K
$99K
MEDIAN: $60,492
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50%
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$13.58 - $39.82
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$24
$40
MEDIAN: $24.07
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$0$102K
Salary $41,539 - $98,652
Bonus $494.42 - $9,948
Profit Sharing $100.00 - $8,516
Commission $1,017
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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$40,435 - $102,008
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 572
Hourly Data $0$46
Hourly Rate $13.58 - $39.82
Hourly Tips $0.04
Overtime $20.33 - $46.80
Annual Data $0$102K
Bonus $494.42 - $9,948
Commission $1,017
Profit Sharing $100.00 - $8,516
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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$40,435 - $102,008
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 96

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NBBJ offers the largest salaries in town — $66K on average.

Hks, Inc. is infamous for dishing out the smallest paychecks in the area (the median in that office is $56K), but the company pay scale is greatly mixed, meaning that workers on the low end may earn only $50K while workers on the upper end may rake in $107K.

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 $50,000 based on 369 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 $63,000 based on 277 salaries. An experienced Design Architect which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 217 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 $98,000 based on 115 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $61,194

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

Design Architects with Design skills will find that Philadelphia offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 17 percent. Design Architects with Design skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Dallas (+16 percent), San Francisco (+16 percent), Kansas City (+12 percent), and Raleigh (+9 percent). Design Architects with Design skills' salaries are heavily influenced by location — Design Architects with Design skills in Miami bring in salaries that are 30 percent lower than the national average. Employers in Milwaukee and Chicago also lean toward paying below-median salaries (11 percent lower and 10 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Design Architect

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 106 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Design Architect Salaries

▲59%

▲22%

▲3%

National Average
$61,000

▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 106 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 20%
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