$43,397
Avg. Salary
$17.26
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$1,026

Profit Sharing

$1,275

The average pay for an Architectural Intern is $17.26 per hour.

The average pay for an Architectural Intern is $43,397 per year.

$12
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$17
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$23
90%
MEDIAN $17
$34k
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50%
$53k
90%
MEDIAN $43,397
$34,382 - $53,076
$34K
$43K
$53K
MEDIAN: $43,397
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$11.73 - $23.48
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$0$53K
Salary $34,382 - $53,076
Bonus $102 - $3,047
Profit Sharing $196 - $4,077
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$29,349 - $53,297
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,154
Hourly Data $0$35
Hourly Rate $11.73 - $23.48
Hourly Tips $0.20
Overtime $17.00 - $35.15
Annual Data $0$53K
Bonus $102 - $3,047
Profit Sharing $196 - $4,077
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$29,349 - $53,297
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 815

Job Description for Architectural Intern

An architectural intern is normally the entry-level position for an individual trained to be an architect. These internships are normally paid positions for individuals who have completed formal training and basic certification in the field. The intern normally works under the supervision of senior architects and partners within a firm, learning techniques, demonstrating their skills, and building a resume for future employment. Companies may make a job offer to successful candidates at the conclusion of the internship.

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Architectural Intern Tasks

  • Create three dimensional building information modeling and two-dimensional construction documentation using software.
  • May participate in the architectural design process and develop alternative solutions and presentation graphics.
  • Assist with contract administration responsibilities.
  • Assist in the streamlining of the architectural design process from conceptual design through overall completion of projects.
  • Perform redline changes and revisions.

Architectural Intern Pay By Employer

$0$67K

$49,433

HHCP Architects
8 profiles
$38,186

Common Career Paths for Architectural Intern


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Architectural Interns may progress into high-paying roles like Senior Associate Architect, where median compensation is $85K annually. When Architectural Interns are ready for the next step in their careers, they often become Architects or Design Architects. Those roles pay an additional $16K and $14K, respectively.

Architectural Intern Job Listings

Popular Skills for Architectural Intern


Architectural Interns seem to wield many skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Computer Aided Design, Autodesk Revit Architecture, and Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Those proficient in Adobe Photoshop are, more often than not, also skilled in 3D Rendering and AutoCAD.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $41,794

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Architectural Interns, working in the bustling city of Seattle has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Architectural Interns can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+9 percent), Denver (+8 percent), Portland (+5 percent), and San Francisco (+5 percent). Location significantly influences compensation, with New York Architectural Interns earning much less — 22 percent less — than the national average. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Boulder (15 percent less) and Orlando (7 percent less).

Architectural Intern Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Architectural Intern?

Architectural Intern in New York:
"Arch Salary CS."
Pros: The responsibility and creativity.
Cons: The bad pay and the small atmosphere.

Architectural Intern in Orlando:
Pros: The potential of learning new things in programs and how architecture companies work outside of design.
Cons: Not seeing the possibility of growth in the project coordinator way. Having people who have less experience and education manage to make more than me. I know money isn't everything but realizing that you're being taken advantage of isn't the best thing to see. You're expected to stress out and work long hours for nothing.

Architectural Intern in Orlando:
"Compensation."
Pros: Can wear whatever, not overly difficult.
Cons: Poor pay, poor communication, lack of good design, lack of motivation for good design.

Architectural Intern in Houston:
Pros: Interesting project types, flexible work hours, collegial office environment.
Cons: Limited upward mobility, office standards/structure.

Architectural Intern in New York:
"Architectural Intern."
Pros: Working with architects and in New York City, being creative.
Cons: No overtime pay, some tasks that are below my education level, high stress deadlines, encouragement to stay late, discouraged to take time off.

Architectural Intern in Maitland:
"My review."
Pros: I love everything about it I am exposed to different areas of my field and constantly learn.
Cons: Staring at a computer most of the time is exhausting.

Architectural Intern in Austin:
"Corporate Culture."
Pros: Relaxed work environment, likable coworkers.
Cons: Not much work generated, job insecurity.

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Key Stats for Architectural Intern

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 246 votes.
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
2%
20 years or more
0%

Experience Affects Architectural Intern Salaries

▲23%

▲10%

National Average
$42,000

▼2%

Skills That Affect Architectural Intern Salaries



▲1%





National Average
$42,000

Adobe Photoshop
▼1%

autodesk autocad
▼1%


Microsoft Office
▼1%

3D Max
▼1%

▼2%



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 246 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
2%
20 years or more
0%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
vision benefits
Vision: 32%
no benefits
None: 32%