Average Experienced Architect (but not Landscape or Naval) Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$78,554
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$4,250
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The average salary for an Experienced Architect (but not Landscape or Naval) in Chicago, Illinois is $78,554.
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$67k
MEDIAN
$79k
90%
$103k
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$67k - $103k
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$68k - $111k

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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, 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.
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).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 103 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.9%
Early Career
40.8%
Mid Career
41.7%
Late Career
12.6%