Average Late-Career Design Architect Salary in Australia

AU$96,888
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The average salary for a Late-Career Design Architect in Australia is AU$96,888.
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AU$64k
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AU$97k
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AU$147k
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MEDIAN AU$96,888
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AU$64k - AU$147k
Bonus
AU$0 - AU$5k
Total Pay
AU$64k - AU$158k

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Job Description for Design Architect

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.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Design Architect. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Design Architect
Project Architect
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Design Architect

Skills in Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Project Management, Autodesk Revit Architecture and Autodesk AutoCAD.

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$50,959 based on 138 salaries. An early career Design Architect with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$58,030 based on 462 salaries. A mid-career Design Architect with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$69,892 based on 268 salaries. An experienced Design Architect with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$80,293 based on 149 salaries.
Employees with Design Architect in their job title in Brisbane, Queensland earn an average of 5.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sydney, New South Wales (5.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Perth, Western Australia (7.1% less) and Melbourne, Victoria (5.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,017 survey responses.
Entry Level
13.6%
Early Career
45.4%
Mid Career
26.4%
Experienced
14.7%

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