Project Architect in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

A Project Architect in Washington, District of Columbia earns an average salary of $71,866 per year. A skill in Technical Specification is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$54,741 - $103,758
$55K
$74K
$100K
MEDIAN: $73,660
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50%
90%

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$25.88 - $34.83
$27
MEDIAN: $27.41
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Local Salary Data (?
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Salary
$54,741 - $103,758  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $23,270  
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
Total Pay (?
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$56,264 - $104,967  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 47
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$27.41  
   
Overtime
$37.50  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$-0.49 - $23,270  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
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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$56,264 - $104,967  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9

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About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
672,228
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
Washington:
$75,628
District of Columbia:
$75,628
$1,417
Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
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Pay by Experience Level for Project Architect

Pay by Experience for a Project Architect has a positive trend. An entry-level Project Architect with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 11 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Project Architect with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Project Architect which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 24 salaries. A Project Architect with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $104,000 based on 8 salaries.

Key Stats for Project Architect

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Project Architect Salaries

Late-Career
▲43%

▲8%

National Average
$73,000

▼8%

Entry-Level
▼18%

Skills That Affect Project Architect Salaries

Technical Specification
▲12%

Project Management
▲8%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
▲5%


AutoCAD Revit Architecture Suite
▲1%

Project Coordinating
▼0%

Client Interaction
▼0%

National Average
$73,000

AutoCAD Architecture
▼1%

Adobe InDesign
▼2%


▼3%

▼5%

▼10%



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 15%
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