Design Architect in Chicago, Illinois Salary

Median pay for Chicago Design Architects is around $54K per year. Job satisfaction for Design Architects in Chicago is high. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and more than half earn dental coverage. Men account for the majority of Design Architects in Chicago, Ill. who responded to the questionnaire — 61 percent to be exact. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$39,407 - $98,712
$39K
$54K
$99K
MEDIAN: $53,771
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50%
90%

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$12.37 - $27.59
$12
$21
$28
MEDIAN: $20.83
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$0$98K
Salary $39,407 - $98,712
Bonus $-0.49 - $10,017
Profit Sharing $1,050
Total Pay (?
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$38,047 - $97,704
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 65
Hourly Data $0$34
Hourly Rate $12.37 - $27.59
Overtime $15.46 - $34.15
Annual Data $0$97K
Bonus $-0.49 - $10,017
Profit Sharing $1,050
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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$38,047 - $97,704
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 13

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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

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 $47,000 based on 58 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 $59,000 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Design Architect which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $89,000 based on 18 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 $95,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Design Architect

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Design Architect Salaries

▲77%

▲66%

▲10%

National Average
$54,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Design Architect Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
no benefits
None: 18%
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