Project Manager, Architecture Salary (United States)

A Project Manager, Architecture earns an average salary of $64,930 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Project Manager, Architecture Salary (?
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$43,048 - $91,425
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MEDIAN: $64,929
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Project Manager, Architecture Salary (?
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$17.41 - $38.88
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MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$43,048 - $91,425  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,543  
Profit Sharing
$589 - $8,081  
Commission
$0.00 - $-0.48  
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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$42,124 - $94,809  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,020
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$17.41 - $38.88  
   
Overtime
$18.56 - $46.39  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,543  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $-0.48  
Profit Sharing
$589 - $8,081  
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).
)
$42,124 - $94,809  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 378
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Job Description for Project Manager, Architecture

An architectural project manager is the person who leads an entire architecture project from start to finish. Architectural project managers set the objectives, requirements, and budget for the whole project. They motivate the team members and provide progress reports to executives. Architectural project managers will design and direct most phases of a building project as well as make sure that the project meets environmental, safety, structural, zoning, and aesthetic standards. In order to do this, an architectural project manager needs to have excellent organizational skills and the ability to provide clear instructions. A person in this position must be assertive enough to to set clear goals for the construction team. Architectural project managers need to remain approachable so that the team members will be comfortable reporting any problems or setbacks. When these problems occur, they must be able to adapt their approach to the work. They typical day for an architectural project manager consists of answering emails, attending meetings, and finishing paperwork for the project. These are generally done in an office environment. However, the need does arise for the manager to visit the job sites in order to keep an eye on the progress, offer his or her expert advice, and conduct inspections to be sure that the site meets safety requirements. Architectural project managers will handle the construction bids and negotiate contracts. They will be the ones doing the hiring. A great deal of the architectural project manager's time will be spent meeting with clients, engineers, contractors, and other construction personnel. In order to get into this position, a bachelor's degree in architecture is needed, which is a five-year process. Architectural project managers need to also complete an internship either while going to school or once they graduate. States also require that this person be licensed.
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.

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Experience Affects Project Manager, Architecture Salaries

National Average
$65,000

Skills That Affect Project Manager, Architecture Salaries

AutoCAD Revit Architecture Suite
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Project Coordinating
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Project Management
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Autodesk Revit Architecture
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Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Office
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$65,000
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AutoCAD
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Autocad 2000i
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Design
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Gender

Female
35%
female alumni
 
Male
65%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 41% employee benefits None: 16%
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