Average Architectural Designer Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

$52,878
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,014
Bonus
$1,938
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The average salary for an Architectural Designer in Boston, Massachusetts is $52,878.
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$43k
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$53k
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$67k
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MEDIAN $52,878
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Salary
$43k - $67k
Bonus
$493 - $4k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $4k
Total Pay
$43k - $70k

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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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Architectural Designer

The top respondents for the job title Architectural Designer are from the companies CBT Architects, Elkus Manfredi and Elkus Manfredi. Reported salaries are highest at Elkus Manfredi where the average pay is $65,000. CBT Architects pays the lowest at around $56,000.

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Popular Skills for Architectural Designer

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

Pay by Experience Level for Architectural Designer

An entry-level Architectural Designer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $49,491 based on 43 salaries. An early career Architectural Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,454 based on 153 salaries. A mid-career Architectural Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,362 based on 61 salaries. An experienced Architectural Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $71,216 based on 12 salaries.
Employees with Architectural Designer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 13.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (9.1% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (6.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (10.8% less) and Chicago, Illinois (4.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 269 survey responses.
Entry Level
16.0%
Early Career
56.9%
Mid Career
22.7%
Experienced
4.5%