Average Mid-Career Architectural Designer Salary in Dallas, Texas

$57,072
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Architectural Designer in Dallas, Texas is $57,072.
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$46k
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MEDIAN $57,072
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$46k - $71k
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$47k - $71k

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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.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Architectural Designer. 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.
Architectural Designer
Project Architect
Architect (but not Landscape or Naval)
Design Architect
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

Architectural Designer Job Listings

Popular Skills for Architectural Designer

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

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 $50,211 based on 7 salaries. An early career Architectural Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,788 based on 53 salaries. An experienced Architectural Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,539 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $72,212.
Employees with Architectural Designer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 22.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (16.4% more) and Los Angeles, California (12.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (2.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 76 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.2%
Early Career
69.7%
Experienced
7.9%
Late Career
13.2%