Mid-Career Design Architect Salary

Earnings for Mid-Career Design Architects come in at around $61K per year on average. With some bonuses approaching $8K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $7K, overall incomes of Mid-Career Design Architects spread between $46K and $90K depending on individual performance. A large number enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than two-fifths. For the most part, Mid-Career Design Architects enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$45,721 - $85,916
$46K
$61K
$86K
MEDIAN: $60,718
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$18.44 - $48.12
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$26
$48
MEDIAN: $26.06
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$45,721 - $85,916  
   
Bonus
$672 - $7,539  
Profit Sharing
$197.27 - $7,096  
Commission
$7,000  
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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$46,368 - $90,441  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 631
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$180$360$540
Hourly Rate
$18.44 - $48.12  
   
Hourly Tips
$524  
Overtime
$24.27 - $51.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$500K$1M$1M
Bonus
$672 - $7,539  
   
Commission
$7,000  
Profit Sharing
$197.27 - $7,096  
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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$46,368 - $90,441  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 94

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $61,750

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Mid-Career Design Architects will find that San Francisco offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 19 percent. Mid-Career Design Architects will also find cushy salaries in Kansas City (+17 percent), New York (+12 percent), Boston (+5 percent), and Los Angeles (+5 percent). Trailing the national average by 15 percent, Raleigh is the market with the smallest paychecks. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Milwaukee and Cleveland (14 percent lower and 9 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Design Architect

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 72 votes.
5-9 years
76%
10-19 years
24%
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 72 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 13%
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