Average Early-Career Architectural Designer Hourly Pay in San Diego, California

$23.68
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$1,200
Bonus
$1,500
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Architectural Designer in San Diego, California is $23.68.
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$16.80
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$23.68
90%
$28.74
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Hourly Rate
$17 - $29
Bonus
$296 - $4,018
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1,500
Total Pay
$37,266 - $65,715

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Job Description for Architectural Designer

Architectural Designer Tasks
  • Produce CAD drawings, renderings, layouts and color boards for specific architectural design.
  • Compile data and perform dimensional and routine calculations required for the preparation of drawings and design layouts.
  • Research and develop design and product solutions and presents them for consideration.
  • Produce drawings and specifications that have been red lined by others.
  • Use technical manuals to ensure compliance with required codes and standards.

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Popular Skills for Architectural Designer

Skills in Autodesk AutoCAD, Design and Adobe Photoshop are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include 3D Rendering and Autodesk Revit Architecture.

Pay by Experience Level for Architectural Designer

A mid-career Architectural Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $30.02 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Architectural Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $29.50 based on 7 salaries.
Employees with Architectural Designer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 7.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (3.3% more) and Seattle, Washington (3.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (8.4% less), Chicago, Illinois (6.5% less) and New York, New York (2.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 22 survey responses.
Mid Career
68.2%
Experienced
31.8%