Average Mid-Career Architectural Designer Salary in Denver, Colorado

$59,782
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$2,250
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Architectural Designer in Denver, Colorado is $59,782.
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$51k
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$78k
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MEDIAN $59,782
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Salary
$51k - $78k
Bonus
$511 - $7k
Total Pay
$53k - $78k

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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%)

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Popular Skills for Architectural Designer

Skills that pay less than market rate include Autodesk AutoCAD, Design, Adobe Photoshop 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 $46,515 based on 66 salaries. An experienced Architectural Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 11 salaries.
Employees with Architectural Designer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 17.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (11.4% more) and Los Angeles, California (7.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (7.1% less), Chicago, Illinois (3.7% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (1.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 77 survey responses.
Early Career
85.7%
Experienced
14.3%