Average Architectural Designer with 3D Rendering Skills Salary

$52,039
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,941
Bonus
$13,500
Commission
$1,673
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The average salary for an Architectural Designer with 3D Rendering skills is $52,039.
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$41k
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$52k
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$69k
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What Do Architectural Designers Do?

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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Architectural Designer

The top respondents for the job title Architectural Designer are from the companies HDR, Inc., Gensler and Stantec Architecture Ltd.. Reported salaries are highest at Hks, Inc. where the average pay is $60,653. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include HDR, Inc. and Stantec Architecture Ltd., earning around $59,696 and $59,500, respectively. NBBJ pays the lowest at around $50,050. Gensler and Aecom Corporation also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $54,225 and $55,955, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Architectural Designers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Architectural Designers?

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 $46,522 based on 93 salaries. An early career Architectural Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,657 based on 1,323 salaries. A mid-career Architectural Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,771 based on 398 salaries. An experienced Architectural Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,157 based on 149 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $69,526.
Employees with Architectural Designer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 15.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (9.7% more) and Los Angeles, California (5.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (7.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,028 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.6%
Early Career
65.2%
Mid Career
19.6%
Experienced
7.3%
Late Career
3.2%