The majority of Denver Design Architects — slightly more than half — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $48K to $100K per year, and the median is $62K annually. Most people in this profession are content with their work, and moderate levels of job satisfaction are reported. Nearly all enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Design Architects in Denver making up 55 percent of survey respondents. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$48,084 - $98,958
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$48K
$62K
$99K
MEDIAN: $62,089
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$48,084 - $98,958  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $14,899  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$47,665 - $99,932  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 39
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$25.37  
   
Overtime
$28.58  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$-0.49 - $14,899  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$47,665 - $99,932  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6
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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 Denver, Colo. During their first five years in the workforce, individuals in this position earn $51K on average. Survey participants with five to 10 years under their belts see an only a slightly bigger average of $59K. For Denver Design Architects, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $77K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $93K on average.

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Experience Affects Design Architect Salaries



National Average
$64,000



Skills That Affect Design Architect Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 26%

Project Coordinating
up arrow 20%

3D Rendering
up arrow 13%

autodesk autocad
0%

Design
0%

National Average
$64,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 1%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 1%

Autodesk Revit Architecture
up arrow 3%

Graphic Design
up arrow 3%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 4%

Autodesk AutoCAD Architecture
up arrow 4%

up arrow 5%


AutoCAD Architecture
up arrow 13%

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 3%
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