Senior Project Architect Salary (United States)

A Senior Project Architect earns an average salary of $81,359 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Senior Project Architect Total Pay (?
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$60,131 - $112,235
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MEDIAN: $81,358
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Senior Project Architect Total Pay (?
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$26.76 - $62.46
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MEDIAN: $36.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$60,131 - $112,235  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,926  
Profit Sharing
$1,001 - $10,349  
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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$61,657 - $118,749  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,176
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$26.76 - $62.46  
   
Overtime
$-0.49 - $72.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,926  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,001 - $10,349  
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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$61,657 - $118,749  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,176
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Job Description for Senior Project Architect
Senior project architects are responsible for overseeing design development, production of working drawings and construction documents on assigned architecture projects. They coordinate and lead teams through the design, development and contract phases of construction projects and monitor the progress of the project in accordance with contract scope and deliverables. Senior project architects manage the delivery of the project and work closely with clients. They also establish and maintain project budgets and schedules, and they monitor adherence to the terms of expectations per the client contract.
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Senior Project Architect Tasks
  • Monitor project progress according to contract scope and deliverables.
  • Coordinate and lead teams through design, development and contract phases of construction projects.
  • Manage the project delivery process and work closely with clients.
  • Oversee design development, production of working drawings, and construction documents on given projects.
  • Establish and maintain budgets, schedules, and monitor adherence of terms of contract expectations.

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Senior Project Architect Reviews

What is it like working as a Senior Project Architect?
Senior Project Architect in Kalamazoo:
"Poor Corporate Communication."
Pros: Design project opportunities to help clients achieve their goals.
Cons: Poor communication from corporate leadership and lack of effort to use employees' skills and abilities to the company's benefit.
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Experience Affects Senior Project Architect Salaries

National Average
$84,000

Skills That Affect Senior Project Architect Salaries

Project Management
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Design
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Autodesk Revit Architecture
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Technical Specification
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National Average
$84,000
Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
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AutoCAD
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AutoCAD Architecture
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Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 408 votes.
Gender
Female
20%
female alumni
 
Male
80%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
1%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
52%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 11%
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