The average salary for an Experienced Architect (but not Landscape or Naval) in Chicago, Illinois is $78,554.
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Job Description for Architect (but not Landscape or Naval)
An architect will be involved with the earliest stages of designing and developing a structure such as a house or building. An architect will be directly responsible for working with the client to draw and draft the design of their desired structure. An architect will be responsible for providing in-depth drawings with accurate specifications for the desired project. Some of the activities involved with the design and implementation of the architectural design include regularly visiting the jo…Read more
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)
Autodesk Revit Architecture
Skills in Autodesk AutoCAD, Autodesk Revit Architecture, Project Management and Autodesk AutoCAD Architecture are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office.
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 $47,495 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 $54,271 based on 42 salaries. A mid-career Architect (but not Landscape or Naval) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,566 based on 43 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $99,956.
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Employees with Architect (but not Landscape or Naval) in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 25.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (21.2% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (16.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (4.4% less).
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