Average Architectural Designer Salary in Seattle, Washington

$53,461
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,990
Bonus
$1,965
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Architectural Designer in Seattle, Washington is $53,461.
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MEDIAN $53,461
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Salary
$44k - $69k
Bonus
$482 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $10k
Total Pay
$44k - $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.

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Popular Skills for Architectural Designer

Skills in Autodesk Revit Architecture, Design, Adobe Photoshop and 3D Rendering are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include 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 $48,279 based on 33 salaries. An early career Architectural Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,082 based on 119 salaries. A mid-career Architectural Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,573 based on 31 salaries. An experienced Architectural Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 15 salaries.
Employees with Architectural Designer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 11.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (7.9% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (5.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (11.8% less), Chicago, Illinois (5.2% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (1.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 198 survey responses.
Entry Level
16.7%
Early Career
60.1%
Mid Career
15.7%
Experienced
7.6%