Project Manager, Architecture Salary

Architecture Project Managers who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up just below two-thirds of Architecture Project Managers. Pay fluctuates from $48K to $102K per year, but expected earnings average $70K annually. In the world of Architecture Project Managers, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $10K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $6K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $48K and $102K. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by the company, but career duration and geographic location are influential factors as well. More than half of Architecture Project Managers (65 percent) survey respondents are men. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and the greater part earn dental coverage. Work is enjoyable for Architecture Project Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$48,416 - $98,872
$48K
$70K
$99K
MEDIAN: $70,132
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90%

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$18.73 - $42.52
$19
$27
$43
MEDIAN: $26.67
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,416 - $98,872  
   
Bonus
$505 - $10,033  
Profit Sharing
$97.87 - $6,163  
Commission
$9,500  
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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$47,822 - $102,496  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,202
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$18.73 - $42.52  
   
Overtime
$19.90 - $59.67  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$505 - $10,033  
   
Commission
$9,500  
Profit Sharing
$97.87 - $6,163  
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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$47,822 - $102,496  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 184

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Job Description for Project Manager, Architecture

Project managers, architecture are responsible for managing architecture projects on behalf of their organization. They are in charge of managing different aspects of the projects, which include facilitating design tasks and providing technical advice for architecture concepts.

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Project Manager, Architecture Tasks

  • Responsible for coordinating the architectural project; including design, construction, millwork, shop drawing review, budget and schedule maintenance.
  • Coordinate with various consultants.
  • Coordinate project's program requirements with in-house departments.

Common Career Paths for Project Manager, Architecture


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Architecture Project Managers do not often transition into Principal Architect roles. The role averages $139K per year. A lot of Architecture Project Managers advance their careers by becoming Architects and Design Architects. However, those positions offer $13K less and $15K less per year on average.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Project Manager, Architecture


Architecture Project Managers flock to Gensler for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $99K lead the pack in compensation; however, Gensler also provides employees with a wide spectrum of compensation ranging from $67K at one end to $157K at the other end.

Popular Skills for Project Manager, Architecture


Survey results imply that Architecture Project Managers deploy a substantial tool kit of skills at work. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Client Interaction, Autodesk Revit Architecture, and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include AutoDesk, 3D Rendering, and AutoCAD Architecture. It is often found that people who know Project Management are also skilled in Microsoft Office. The majority of those who know Client Interaction also know AutoCAD.

Pay by Experience Level for Project Manager, Architecture

Pay by Experience for a Project Manager, Architecture has a positive trend. An entry-level Project Manager, Architecture with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 283 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Project Manager, Architecture with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 458 salaries. An experienced Project Manager, Architecture which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 633 salaries. A Project Manager, Architecture with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $88,000 based on 323 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $70,615

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Portland offers some of the highest pay in the country for Architecture Project Managers, 18 percent above the national average. Architecture Project Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+17 percent), San Francisco (+17 percent), New York (+13 percent), and Seattle (+13 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 10 percent south of the national average, can be found in Miami. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Phoenix (9 percent lower) and Houston (5 percent lower).

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Key Stats for Project Manager, Architecture

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 199 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects Project Manager, Architecture Salaries

▲24%

▲7%

National Average
$71,000

▼6%

▼25%

Skills That Affect Project Manager, Architecture Salaries



Project Coordinating
▼0%

Autodesk Revit Architecture
▼0%

Microsoft Excel
▼0%

National Average
$71,000

▼1%








▼13%

▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 199 votes.

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 16%