The average salary for a Mid-Career Architectural Designer with Computer Aided Design (CAD) skills in Los Angeles, California is $63,000.
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Job Description for Architectural Designer
Architectural designers design such projects as buildings, urban landscapes, and parks. In some cases, designers will work as a part of a company or studio, although they can also work independently. They meet with the client to discuss the client's budget and preferences. They then consult with the landscape consultant to understand the construction site and create different concepts for the project for presentation to the client. After incorporating in client comments on concepts, architectura…Read more
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
Autodesk Revit Architecture
Skills in Design, Autodesk AutoCAD, Autodesk Revit Architecture, 3D Rendering and Adobe Photoshop are correlated to pay that is above average.
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Employees with Architectural Designer in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 4.0% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in St. Louis, Missouri (19.3% less) and Chicago, Illinois (14.6% less).
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