The average salary for an Architectural Technician is $50,195.
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Job Description for Architectural Technician
Architectural technicians hold a sort of hybrid role in the field of planning and drafting building schematics. Generally speaking, these technicians are concerned with the technical and scientific areas which affect architectural design. When employed in architectural firms, they are typically tasked with assisting with sections of drawings that must be scientifically precise and conform to certain technological specifications. These technicians also work in engineering firms, where the goal is…Read more
Architectural Technician Tasks
- Use drawing software to turn designs into construction plans and drawings.
- Assist with production planning and scheduling.
- Develop presentations of designs using computer-aided design (CAD) or other software.
- Assess details such as interior elevations and ADA compliance while doing architectural drafting.
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Popular Skills for Architectural Technician
Autodesk Revit Architecture
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
Skills that pay less than market rate include Computer Aided Design (CAD), Adobe Photoshop, Autodesk AutoCAD, Autodesk AutoCAD Architecture and Autodesk Revit Architecture.
Pay by Experience Level for Architectural Technician
An entry-level Architectural Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $42,692 based on 10 salaries. An early career Architectural Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,705 based on 87 salaries. A mid-career Architectural Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,874 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Architectural Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,355 based on 23 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $55,107.
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Employees with Architectural Technician in their job title in Orlando, Florida earn an average of 18.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (12.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Minneapolis, Minnesota (11.3% less), Milwaukee, Wisconsin (9.4% less) and Chicago, Illinois (1.8% less).
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