Average Mid-Career Architect (but not Landscape or Naval) Salary

$63,619
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,876
Bonus
$3,000
Commission
$3,017
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Architect (but not Landscape or Naval) is $63,619.
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MEDIAN $63,619
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Salary
$50k - $84k
Bonus
$617 - $9k
Profit Sharing
$592 - $10k
Commission
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$50k - $89k

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Job Description for Architect (but not Landscape or Naval)

Architect (but not Landscape or Naval) Tasks
  • Coordinate all engineering drawings with architectural and interior design drawings.
  • Work on multiple projects concurrently in various stages of preparation and construction.
  • Review and process shop drawings, maintain and record changes on project during construction administration.
  • Prepare architectural working drawings and specifications.

Popular Employer Salaries for Architect (but not Landscape or Naval)

The top respondents for the job title Architect (but not Landscape or Naval) are from the companies Gensler, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, Llp and Aecom Corporation. Reported salaries are highest at Perkins Eastman Architects P.C. where the average pay is $75,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, Llp, earning around $74,000. Aecom Corporation pays the lowest at around $69,410. Gensler also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $71,347.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Architect (but not Landscape or Naval). Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Architect (but not Landscape or Naval)
Design Architect
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

Architect (but not Landscape or Naval) Job Listings

Popular Skills for Architect (but not Landscape or Naval)

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

Pay by Experience Level for Architect (but not Landscape or Naval)

An entry-level Architect (but not Landscape or Naval) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $48,616 based on 296 salaries. An early career Architect (but not Landscape or Naval) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,425 based on 1,145 salaries. An experienced Architect (but not Landscape or Naval) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,844 based on 933 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $90,237.
Employees with Architect (but not Landscape or Naval) in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 20.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (13.2% more) and Los Angeles, California (12.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Seattle, Washington (0.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,915 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.2%
Early Career
39.3%
Experienced
32.0%
Late Career
18.6%