Average Mid-Career Architect (but not Landscape or Naval) Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$66,897
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,955
Bonus
$2,449
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Architect (but not Landscape or Naval) in Chicago, Illinois is $66,897.
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$52k
MEDIAN
$67k
90%
$82k
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Salary
$52k - $82k
Bonus
$994 - $15k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $5k
Total Pay
$53k - $86k

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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.

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Popular Skills for Architect (but not Landscape or Naval)

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

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 $46,754 based on 5 salaries. An early career Architect (but not Landscape or Naval) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 42 salaries. An experienced Architect (but not Landscape or Naval) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,031 based on 25 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $99,956.
Employees with Architect (but not Landscape or Naval) in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 14.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (11.0% more) and New York, New York (7.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Seattle, Washington (5.1% less) and Denver, Colorado (3.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 85 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.9%
Early Career
49.4%
Experienced
29.4%
Late Career
15.3%