Average Experienced Architectural Designer Salary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

$60,173
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$3,000
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The average salary for an Experienced Architectural Designer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is $60,173.
25%
$57k
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$60k
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$70k
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MEDIAN $60,173
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Salary
$57k - $70k
Bonus
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$52k - $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%)

Architectural Designer Job Listings

Popular Skills for Architectural Designer

Skills in Autodesk AutoCAD, Autodesk Revit Architecture and Adobe Photoshop are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Design.

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 $42,409 based on 15 salaries. An early career Architectural Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $46,650 based on 100 salaries. A mid-career Architectural Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,996 based on 18 salaries.
Employees with Architectural Designer in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 30.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (23.0% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (23.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Charlestown, Rhode Island (7.8% less) and Orlando, Florida (2.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 133 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.3%
Early Career
75.2%
Mid Career
13.5%