Average Mid-Career Architectural Designer with Computer Aided Design (CAD) Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$53,789
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Architectural Designer with Computer Aided Design (CAD) skills in Chicago, Illinois is $53,789.
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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 Revit Architecture, Design, Autodesk AutoCAD and 3D Rendering are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Adobe Photoshop.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Architectural Designer in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 21.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (17.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in St. Louis, Missouri (5.4% less).

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