Average Mid-Career Architectural Designer with Microsoft Office Skills Salary

$56,218
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,965
Bonus
$1,017
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Architectural Designer with Microsoft Office skills is $56,218.
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$43k
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MEDIAN $56,218
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Salary
$43k - $72k
Bonus
$480 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $5k
Total Pay
$43k - $73k

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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%)

Architectural Designer Job Listings

Popular Skills for Architectural Designer

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

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 $42,863 based on 14 salaries. An early career Architectural Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,835 based on 323 salaries. An experienced Architectural Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $63,889 based on 85 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $75,000.
Employees with Architectural Designer in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 19.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (18.4% more) and Los Angeles, California (15.8% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 457 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.1%
Early Career
70.7%
Experienced
18.6%
Late Career
7.7%