Project Manager, Architecture Salary

Architecture Project Managers in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with three in five bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $67K annually on average but can range from $45K to $97K per year. Total cash earnings of Architecture Project Managers range from $45K on the low end to $97K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $9K and $7K, respectively. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is career duration, though geography and the individual firm have a (lesser) impact as well. More than half of Architecture Project Managers (64 percent) survey respondents are men. Most Architecture Project Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and the greater part earn dental coverage. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$45,753 - $94,743
(Median)
$46K
$67K
$95K
MEDIAN: $67,360
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$17.62 - $39.90
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$18
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$40
MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$45,753 - $94,743  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,201  
Profit Sharing
$490.03 - $7,246  
Commission
$0.00  
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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$44,729 - $97,451  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 2,293
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$17.62 - $39.90  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.00  
Overtime
$22.47 - $46.51  
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
$0.00 - $9,201  
   
Commission
$0.00  
Profit Sharing
$490.03 - $7,246  
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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$44,729 - $97,451  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 397
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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

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

Common Career Paths for Project Manager, Architecture


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Architecture Project Managers may experience a large salary bump if they progress into a role such as Senior Project Architect. The latter position pays an average of $86K annually. Many Architecture Project Managers advance into roles as Architects or Design Architects, but the median salaries are $10K lower and $12K lower, respectively.

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While select DLR Group, Inc. employees may bring in up to $108K, a median salary of only $83K — the lowest in the field — suggests a serious lag in the earnings department.

Popular Skills for Project Manager, Architecture


Architecture Project Managers seem to exploit a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Project Coordinating, Client Interaction, Project Management, and AutoCAD Revit Architecture Suite are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include AutoDesk, Adobe Photoshop, and Windows Operating System General Use. Those familiar with AutoCAD also tend to know Microsoft Office and Adobe Photoshop. People who know Project Management usually also know Client Interaction and Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Project Manager, Architecture

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


Architecture Project Managers with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $50K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $62K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $73K in this role. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $86K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $67,748

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Home to some of the best pay for Architecture Project Managers, Washington offers exceptional salaries, 33 percent above the national average. Architecture Project Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+18 percent), Seattle (+16 percent), Boston (+14 percent), and Dallas (+9 percent). In Miami, salaries are 13 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Employers in Phoenix and Houston also lean toward paying below-median salaries (11 percent lower and 7 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects Project Manager, Architecture Salaries



National Average
$68,000



Skills That Affect Project Manager, Architecture Salaries


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Autodesk Revit Architecture
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Microsoft Excel
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$68,000

Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 543 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
medical benefits
Vision: 42%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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