The average salary for a Late-Career Design Architect in Australia is AU$96,888.
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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 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.
Pay Difference by Location
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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).
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