Average Entry-Level Architect (but not Landscape or Naval) Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$47,495
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$250
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Architect (but not Landscape or Naval) in Chicago, Illinois is $47,495.
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$39k
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$47k
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$74k
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MEDIAN $47,495
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$39k - $74k
Bonus
$0 - $250
Total Pay
$32k - $73k

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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.

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)
Project Architect
Senior Project Architect
Design Architect
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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

An early career Architect (but not Landscape or Naval) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $54,271 based on 41 salaries. A mid-career Architect (but not Landscape or Naval) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,379 based on 40 salaries. An experienced Architect (but not Landscape or Naval) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,554 based on 24 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 12.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (6.2% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (4.9% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 118 survey responses.
Early Career
34.7%
Mid Career
33.9%
Experienced
20.3%
Late Career
11.0%