Design Architect in Denver, Colorado Salary

With more than half of Design Architects in Denver reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $48K to $100K per year and averages out to $63K per year. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Male Design Architects in Denver, Colo. are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 57 percent of the field. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$48,168 - $98,724
$48K
$63K
$99K
MEDIAN: $62,501
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$48,168 - $98,724  
   
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$0.00 - $14,617  
Profit Sharing
$600  
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$47,559 - $100,172  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 40

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About Denver, Colorado

Denver County, Colorado
682,545
Male:
341,137 (50.0%)
Female:
341,408 (50.0%)
Denver (/ˈdɛnvər/), officially the City and County of Denver, is the capital and most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Colorado. Denver is located in the South Platte River Valley on the western edge of the High Plains just east of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. The Denver downtown district is located immediately east of the confluence of Cherry Creek with the South Platte River, approximately 12 mi (19 km) east of the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Denver is nicknamed the Mile-High City because its official elevation is exactly one mile (5,280 ft or 1,610 m) above sea level, making it one of the highest major cities in the United States. The 105th meridian west of Greenwich, the longitudinal reference for the Mountain Time Zone, passes directly through Denver Union Station. Denver is ranked as a Beta- world city by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network. With a 2015 estimated...
Denver:
$58,003
Colorado:
$63,909
$1,094
Denver:
$316,700
Colorado:
$283,800
3.2%

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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 Denver Design Architects. At career start (within the first five years), average income sits near $51K, and the average for folks who have worked for five to 10 years is only slightly higher at $58K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $71K in this role. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $92K on average.

Key Stats for Design Architect

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
27%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Design Architect Salaries

▲44%

▲11%

National Average
$64,000

▼9%

▼21%

Skills That Affect Design Architect Salaries

Project Management
▲31%

Project Coordinating
▲14%

Adobe InDesign
▲12%

3D Rendering
▲12%

autodesk autocad
▼0%

National Average
$64,000

▼2%

Microsoft Office
▼2%

Adobe Illustrator
▼2%

Graphic Design
▼3%

▼5%

Autodesk AutoCAD Architecture
▼5%




AutoCAD Architecture
▼13%

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 3%
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