The average salary for a Design Architect with Design skills in Melbourne, Victoria is AU$66,303.
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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 that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, 3D Rendering, Adobe Photoshop, Autodesk Revit Architecture and Autodesk AutoCAD.
Pay by Experience Level for Design Architect
An early career Design Architect with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$60,100 based on 57 salaries. A mid-career Design Architect with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$71,930 based on 36 salaries. An experienced Design Architect with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$85,000 based on 16 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$98,264.
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Employees with Design Architect in their job title in Brisbane, Queensland earn an average of 10.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Adelaide, South Australia (8.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Gold Coast, Queensland (11.1% less), Perth, Western Australia (7.1% less) and Newcastle, New South Wales (4.7% less).
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