Design Architect in Denver, Colorado Salary

Slightly less than three-fifths of Denver Design Architects have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $47K to $100K per year, but median earnings come to around $62K annually. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. Making up 71 percent of those who took the survey, male Design Architects in Denver greatly outnumber their female counterparts. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$48,484 - $97,288
$48K
$62K
$97K
MEDIAN: $62,334
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$48,484 - $97,288  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,212  
Profit Sharing
$200.00  
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$47,433 - $99,563  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 29

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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

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 $51,000 based on 10 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 $61,000 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Design Architect which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 15 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 $92,000 based on 10 salaries.

Key Stats for Design Architect

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
29%
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Experience Affects Design Architect Salaries

▲43%

▲11%

National Average
$64,000

▼6%

▼20%

Skills That Affect Design Architect Salaries


Project Coordinating
▲25%

Adobe InDesign
▲25%

autodesk autocad
▲1%

▼0%

National Average
$64,000

▼2%


Autodesk AutoCAD Architecture
▼3%

Graphic Design
▼4%

▼6%




AutoCAD Architecture
▼14%

Microsoft Word
▼24%

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 5%
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