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Green Building & Retrofit Architect Salary

The average salary for a Green Building & Retrofit Architect is $66,295 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
$44,250 - $101,107
(Median)
44K
66K
79K
100K
MEDIAN: $66,294
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$14.90 - $75.50
(Median)
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28
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MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$44,250 - $101,107  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,342  
Profit Sharing
$750 - $15,000  
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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$43,029 - $116,127  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 131
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 (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,342  
   
Profit Sharing
$750 - $15,000  
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).
)
$43,029 - $116,127  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 18
United States (change)

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.

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Experience Affects Green Building & Retrofit Architect Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 34%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

National Average
$67,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 25%

Skills That Affect Green Building & Retrofit Architect Salaries

Design
up arrow 5%

Project Management
up arrow 4%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
up arrow 4%

National Average
$67,000

AutoCAD Revit Architecture Suite
up arrow 9%

Autodesk Revit Architecture
up arrow 11%

AutoCAD
up arrow 21%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 46%
vision benefits Vision: 35% employee benefits None: 23%