The average salary for an Experienced Design Architect in Melbourne, Victoria is AU$82,997.
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Job Description for Design Architect
Design architects generally design buildings or other structures such as statues and water fountains for their employer. They work on design projects from start to finish, consulting with clients, creating and editing draft designs, and monitoring project progress throughout construction. Design architects must keep their supervisors and other team members up to date on all updates to projects, and they may go to construction sites to monitor construction progress in person and help conduct trou…Read more
Design Architect Tasks
- Assist team in developing and implementing design concepts for both interior and building projects.
- Mentor younger staff to develop their design skills.
- Work with clients in the pre-design phase to generate designs.
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Popular Skills for Design Architect
Autodesk Revit Architecture
Skills in Autodesk Revit Architecture are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Adobe Photoshop, 3D Rendering, Autodesk AutoCAD and Design.
Pay by Experience Level for Design Architect
An entry-level Design Architect with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$52,542 based on 41 salaries. An early career Design Architect with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$57,657 based on 153 salaries. A mid-career Design Architect with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$70,481 based on 75 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$92,000.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Design Architect in their job title in Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 18.5% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (9.4% less), Sydney, New South Wales (4.2% less) and Brisbane, Queensland (2.3% less).
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