Mid-Career Design Architect Salary

Pay for Mid-Career Design Architects sits in the ballpark of $60K annually. Cash earnings of Mid-Career Design Architects can occasionally include $7K each in bonuses and profit sharing proceeds; this strong performance component causes pay grades to stretch from approximately $47K to almost $90K. The majority of Mid-Career Design Architects (62 percent) survey respondents are male. Most enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to just over two-fifths. Most Mid-Career Design Architects like their work and job satisfaction is high. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$45,819 - $86,311
$46K
$60K
$86K
MEDIAN: $60,486
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50%
90%

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$18.38 - $48.24
$18
$26
$48
MEDIAN: $26.15
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$45,819 - $86,311  
   
Bonus
$521 - $7,096  
Profit Sharing
$494.58 - $6,904  
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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$46,530 - $90,063  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 657
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$180$360$540
Hourly Rate
$18.38 - $48.24  
   
Hourly Tips
$524  
Overtime
$24.05 - $51.91  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$500K$1M$1M
Bonus
$521 - $7,096  
   
Commission
$7,000  
Profit Sharing
$494.58 - $6,904  
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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$46,530 - $90,063  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 93
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $61,611

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With a pay rate for Mid-Career Design Architects that is 19 percent greater than the national average, San Francisco offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Mid-Career Design Architects can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Kansas City (+17 percent), New York (+12 percent), Boston (+5 percent), and Los Angeles (+5 percent). With compensation 15 percent below the national average, Raleigh is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Milwaukee (13 percent less) and Cleveland (9 percent less).

Key Stats for Design Architect

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 70 votes.
5-9 years
76%
10-19 years
24%
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 70 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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