Average Architectural Designer Salary in Austin, Texas

$47,014
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,013
Bonus
$5,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Architectural Designer in Austin, Texas is $47,014.
10%
$41k
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$47k
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$59k
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MEDIAN $47,014
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Salary
$41k - $59k
Bonus
$500 - $4k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $5k
Total Pay
$41k - $64k

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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 Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Adobe Photoshop, Autodesk AutoCAD, 3D Rendering 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 $46,320 based on 61 salaries. A mid-career Architectural Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,817 based on 17 salaries.
Employees with Architectural Designer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 27.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (22.9% more) and Los Angeles, California (14.2% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 78 survey responses.
Early Career
78.2%
Mid Career
21.8%