Average Entry-Level Architectural Designer with Design Skills Salary

$47,399
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$1,100
Bonus
$1,900
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Architectural Designer with Design skills is $47,399.
10%
$38k
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$47k
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$56k
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$38k - $56k
Bonus
$291 - $3k
Profit Sharing
$515 - $4k
Total Pay
$36k - $57k
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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 that pay less than market rate include Adobe Illustrator, 3D Rendering, Adobe Photoshop, Autodesk AutoCAD and Autodesk Revit Architecture.

Pay by Experience Level for Architectural Designer

An early career Architectural Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $51,278 based on 1,476 salaries. A mid-career Architectural Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,857 based on 541 salaries. An experienced Architectural Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,573 based on 262 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $67,137.
Employees with Architectural Designer in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 13.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (12.8% more) and Los Angeles, California (7.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (16.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,376 survey responses.
Early Career
62.1%
Mid Career
22.8%
Experienced
11.0%
Late Career
4.1%