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

The average Mid-Career Architect earns approximately $62K per year. Cash earnings for Mid-Career Architects — including $8K in bonuses and $12K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $49K to $89K depending on individual performance. For the most part, Mid-Career Architects enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than two-fifths. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$48,841 - $85,104
$49K
$62K
$85K
MEDIAN: $62,350
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90%

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$20.94 - $43.27
$21
$31
$43
MEDIAN: $30.59
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$0$90K
Salary $48,841 - $85,104
Bonus $513 - $8,043
Profit Sharing $755 - $7,655
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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$48,955 - $90,189
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 573
Hourly Data $0$51
Hourly Rate $20.94 - $43.27
Overtime $24.57 - $51.38
Annual Data $0$90K
Bonus $513 - $8,043
Profit Sharing $755 - $7,655
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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$48,955 - $90,189
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 72

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $64,626

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

San Francisco offers some of the highest pay in the country for Mid-Career Architects, 19 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Architects will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+18 percent), New York (+13 percent), Los Angeles (+6 percent), and Boston (+5 percent). Compared to the national average, Raleigh Mid-Career Architects have considerably lower salaries, 21 percent below the national average to be exact. Location appears to be a major driving force in pay for those in this profession. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Portland (12 percent lower) and Dallas (10 percent lower).

Key Stats for Architect (but not Landscape or Naval)

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 118 votes.
5-9 years
78%
10-19 years
22%
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Skills That Affect Architect (but not Landscape or Naval) Salaries

Microsoft Excel
▲5%


▲2%

▲1%

autodesk autocad
▼0%

Project Coordinating
▼0%

Autodesk AutoCAD Architecture
▼0%

National Average
$65,000


Microsoft Office
▼1%

Adobe InDesign
▼1%



Microsoft Word
▼2%

AutoCAD Revit Architecture Suite
▼10%

AutoCAD Architecture
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 118 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 15%
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