Design Architect in Chicago, Illinois Salary

Median pay for Design Architects in Chicago is around $56K per year. A large number enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than two-fifths. The majority of Chicago Design Architects (63 percent) survey respondents are male. Most Design Architects in Chicago, Ill. like their work and job satisfaction is high. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$40,060 - $94,380
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$56K
$94K
MEDIAN: $55,579
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$14.85 - $28.01
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$28
MEDIAN: $21.75
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$40,060 - $94,380  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,000  
Profit Sharing
$922  
Total Pay (?
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$38,349 - $93,872  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 80
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.85 - $28.01  
   
Overtime
$19.39 - $33.89  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$922  
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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$38,349 - $93,872  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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Pay by Experience Level for Design Architect

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


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Design Architects in Chicago, Ill. Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $47K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $60K. Design Architects in Chicago bring in $80K after working for 10 to 20 years. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $92K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

Key Stats for Design Architect

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Design Architect Salaries

▲68%

▲46%

▲9%

National Average
$55,000

▼15%

Skills That Affect Design Architect Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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