Average Early-Career Design Architect with Autodesk AutoCAD Skills Salary

$52,691
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,976
Bonus
$3,000
Commission
$1,469
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The average salary for an Early-Career Design Architect with Autodesk AutoCAD skills is $52,691.
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$39k
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$69k
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What Do Design Architects Do?

Design Architect Tasks
  • Assist team in developing and implementing design concepts for both interior and building projects.
  • Mentor younger staff to develop their design skills.
  • Work with clients in the pre-design phase to generate designs.

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What Are Popular Skills for Design Architects?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Design Architects?

An entry-level Design Architect with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $48,851 based on 50 salaries. A mid-career Design Architect with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,851 based on 243 salaries. An experienced Design Architect with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,591 based on 163 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $94,073.
Employees with Design Architect in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 11.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (10.6% more) and Los Angeles, California (8.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (15.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 539 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.3%
Mid Career
45.1%
Experienced
30.2%
Late Career
15.4%