Green Building & Retrofit Architect Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Green Building & Retrofit Architect is $67,358 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Green Building & Retrofit Architect Total Pay (?
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$45,318 - $99,026
(Median)
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67K
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99K
MEDIAN: $67,358
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Green Building & Retrofit Architect Total Pay (?
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$14.90 - $75.50
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MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,318 - $99,026  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,406  
Profit Sharing
$511 - $18,596  
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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$44,096 - $116,281  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 118
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$14.90 - $75.50  
   
Overtime
$8.17 - $73.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,406  
   
Profit Sharing
$511 - $18,596  
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).
)
$44,096 - $116,281  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 118
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Job Description for Green Building & Retrofit Architect

Green building and retrofit architects are responsible for designing buildings that use the latest technology to reduce energy consumption and environmental impact, as well as retrofitting existing buildings to bring them more in line with modern green initiatives. To accomplish these goals, a green building and retrofit architect's approach varies depending on their employer and projects. For new “green” buildings, they may design all systems from scratch to be environmentally sound (from LED light fixtures to solar panels to utilizing natural light and modern insulation technology).
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Green Building & Retrofit Architect Tasks
  • Assist the Vice President of the Sustainability Group with daily duties.
  • Manage multiple Green Building and LEED certification projects.
  • Prepare, frame and manage client meeting to develop strategic sustainability program plans.
  • Prepare proposals and reports.
  • Develop and maintain client relationships to generate additional sustainability work.

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Pay by Experience Level for Green Building & Retrofit Architect

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

New York
up arrow 12%
San Francisco
up arrow 3%
National Average
$68,000
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Experience Affects Green Building & Retrofit Architect Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 21%
Experienced
up arrow 8%
National Average
$68,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 5%
Entry-Level
up arrow 25%

Skills That Affect Green Building & Retrofit Architect Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 6%
Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
up arrow 1%
National Average
$68,000
Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 11%
Autodesk Revit Architecture
up arrow 12%
AutoCAD
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
28%
female alumni
 
Male
72%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 48%
vision benefits Vision: 34% employee benefits None: 20%
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