£33,952
Avg. Salary
£19.84
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

£1,506

Profit Sharing

£1,030

Commission

£5,896

The average pay for a Design Architect is £19.84 per hour.

The average pay for a Design Architect is £33,952 per year.

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MEDIAN $33,952
£21,431 - £51,424
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MEDIAN: £33,952
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£8.00 - £39.00
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MEDIAN: £19.84
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£0£57K
Salary £21,431 - £51,424
Bonus £0.00 - £6,716
Profit Sharing £0.00 - £28,000
Commission £5,896
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£22,137 - £57,963
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 496
Hourly Data £0£38
Hourly Rate £8.00 - £39.00
Overtime £0.00 - £38.74
Annual Data £0£57K
Bonus £0.00 - £6,716
Commission £5,896
Profit Sharing £0.00 - £28,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£22,137 - £57,963
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 29

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 troubleshooting as needed. Sometimes, design architects coordinate construction projects as well; this requires coordinating the work of a wide number of construction and design team members to ensure a project is completed successfully within project specifications, deadlines and budget.

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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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Common Career Paths for Design Architect


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Popular Skills for Design Architect

Pay by Experience Level for Design Architect

Pay by Experience for a Design Architect has a positive trend. An entry-level Design Architect with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤30,000 based on 153 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Design Architect with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤36,000 based on 103 salaries. An experienced Design Architect which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤43,000 based on 63 salaries. A Design Architect with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤49,000 based on 22 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

2%

-6%

-16%

-18%

-25%

National Average: £34,563

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Design Architect Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Design Architect?

Design Architect in London:
"Only if you really want."
Architects nearly don't design, it's all about spending a huge amount of time on unnecessary thing just to make it look nice. Changing, changing, changing.

Design Architect in Newcastle-upon-Tyne:
"It's not like the work you do at Uni."
Don't expect to actually do much drawing!

Design Architect in London:
Pros: Good team and great colleagues.
Cons: Work up to 47.5 a week before getting TOIL.

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Key Stats for Design Architect

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Design Architect Salaries

▲43%

▲26%

▲5%

National Average
₤35,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Design Architect Salaries

Rhino
▲14%



▲3%



National Average
₤35,000

Adobe Photoshop
▼1%

Autodesk Revit Architecture
▼1%

Graphic Design
▼1%

▼5%

Vectorworks
▼6%

▼8%

Autodesk 3ds Max
▼14%

Adobe InDesign
▼16%

Sketchup
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 36%
dental benefits
Dental: 13%
vision benefits
Vision: 13%
no benefits
None: 57%