Average Mid-Career Architectural Designer Salary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

$53,996
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,035
Bonus
$713
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Architectural Designer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is $53,996.
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$47k
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$54k
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$62k
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MEDIAN $53,996
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Salary
$47k - $62k
Bonus
$750 - $4k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $713
Total Pay
$49k - $63k

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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

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Architectural Designer
Design Architect
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Architectural Designer

Skills in Autodesk AutoCAD, Autodesk Revit Architecture, Design and Adobe Photoshop are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include 3D Rendering.

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. An experienced Architectural Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,173 based on 8 salaries.
Employees with Architectural Designer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 29.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (23.0% more) and Los Angeles, California (18.5% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 123 survey responses.
Entry Level
12.2%
Early Career
81.3%
Experienced
6.5%