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Average Architectural Designer Salary in United Kingdom

£27,591
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
£1,013
Bonus
£900
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The average salary for an Architectural Designer in United Kingdom is £27,591.
10%
£20k
MEDIAN
£28k
90%
£41k
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£20k - £41k
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£737 - £1k
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What Do Architectural Designers Do?

Architectural Designer Tasks
  • Produce CAD drawings, renderings, layouts and color boards for specific architectural design.
  • Compile data and perform dimensional and routine calculations required for the preparation of drawings and design layouts.
  • Research and develop design and product solutions and presents them for consideration.
  • Produce drawings and specifications that have been red lined by others.
  • Use technical manuals to ensure compliance with required codes and standards.

Career Paths

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Architectural Designer
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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What Are Popular Skills for Architectural Designers?

Skills in Autodesk Revit Architecture and Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include 3D Rendering, Adobe Photoshop and Autodesk AutoCAD.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Architectural Designers?

An entry-level Architectural Designer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £22,819 based on 7 salaries. An early career Architectural Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £25,421 based on 158 salaries. A mid-career Architectural Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £31,482 based on 57 salaries. An experienced Architectural Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £39,236 based on 38 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £41,986.
Employees with Architectural Designer in their job title in London, England earn an average of 14.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Cambridge, England: Cambridgeshire (10.6% more) and London, England: London (7.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Leicester, England: Leicestershire (38.4% less), Manchester, England: Manchester (14.5% less) and Edinburgh, Scotland: Edinburgh (10.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 273 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.6%
Early Career
57.9%
Mid Career
20.9%
Experienced
13.9%
Late Career
4.8%