Average Mid-Career Architectural Designer with Adobe InDesign Skills Salary

$58,468
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,020
Bonus
$1,100
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Architectural Designer with Adobe InDesign skills is $58,468.
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$46k
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$58k
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$74k
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MEDIAN $58,468
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Salary
$46k - $74k
Bonus
$613 - $6k
Profit Sharing
$344 - $4k
Total Pay
$47k - $77k

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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

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Architectural Designer
Project Architect
Architect (but not Landscape or Naval)
Design Architect
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Architectural Designer

Skills in Autodesk Revit Architecture and Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include 3D Rendering, 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 $46,922 based on 38 salaries. An early career Architectural Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,735 based on 650 salaries. An experienced Architectural Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $63,534 based on 58 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $91,500.
Employees with Architectural Designer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 18.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (14.5% more) and Seattle, Washington (12.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Boston, Massachusetts (9.4% less) and Chicago, Illinois (7.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 752 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.1%
Early Career
86.4%
Experienced
7.7%
Late Career
0.8%