Average Mid-Career Architectural Designer Salary in Houston, Texas

$55,863
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,000
Bonus
$2,000
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Architectural Designer in Houston, Texas is $55,863.
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$47k
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$56k
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$68k
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MEDIAN $55,863
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Salary
$47k - $68k
Bonus
$296 - $8k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $2k
Total Pay
$46k - $69k

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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 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 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 $48,089 based on 54 salaries. An experienced Architectural Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $57,520 based on 8 salaries.
Employees with Architectural Designer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 24.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (19.2% more) and New York, New York (18.9% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 62 survey responses.
Early Career
87.1%
Experienced
12.9%