$49,112
Avg. Salary
$18.86
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,100

Bonus

$1,474

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Architectural Technician is $18.86 per hour.

The average pay for an Architectural Technician is $49,112 per year.

$12.44
10%
$18.86
50%
$27.19
90%
MEDIAN $18.86
$31k
10%
$49k
50%
$67k
90%
MEDIAN $49,112
$30,501 - $66,930
$31K
$49K
$67K
MEDIAN: $49,112
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50%
90%

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$12.44 - $27.19
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MEDIAN: $18.86
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$0$69K
Salary $30,501 - $66,930
Bonus $103 - $4,894
Profit Sharing $1,474
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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$30,315 - $69,911
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 83
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $12.44 - $27.19
Overtime $17.34 - $39.83
Annual Data $0$69K
Bonus $103 - $4,894
Profit Sharing $1,474
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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$30,315 - $69,911
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 63

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 to incorporate scientific and technological information from engineering design teams into working drafts, drawings, and schematics.

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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.

Common Career Paths for Architectural Technician


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Advancing into an Architect role seems to be a popular career move for Architectural Technicians, and folks who currently work in the latter position report a notably larger median income of $58K per year.

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Popular Skills for Architectural Technician


Survey results suggest that Architectural Technicians put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, skills in Sketchup, AutoCAD Architecture, Autodesk Revit Architecture, and Autodesk AutoCAD Architecture are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 6 percent and 19 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Adobe Photoshop and autodesk autocad. Those with knowledge of AutoCAD tend to be skilled in Autodesk Revit Architecture as well.

Pay by Experience Level for Architectural Technician

Pay by Experience for an Architectural Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Architectural Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 45 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Architectural Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Architectural Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 11 salaries. An Architectural Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 5 salaries.

Architectural Technician Reviews

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

Architectural Technician in Buffalo:
"What to do next."
Pros: Everyone knows each other.
Cons: Every one is trying to get along with the least amount of effort.

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Key Stats for Architectural Technician

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Architectural Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲34%

Mid-Career
▲13%

Experienced
▲10%

National Average
$45,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Architectural Technician Salaries

Sketchup
▲16%

AutoCAD Architecture
▲8%


Autodesk AutoCAD Architecture
▲1%

National Average
$45,000

AutoCAD
▼2%

autodesk autocad
▼6%

Adobe Photoshop
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
no benefits
None: 20%