Average Mid-Career Design Architect with Design Skills Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$63,338
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$3,000
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Design Architect with Design skills in Washington, District of Columbia is $63,338.
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$61k
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$63k
75%
$73k
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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 that pay less than market rate include Project Coordinating, Microsoft Office, Autodesk AutoCAD and Adobe Photoshop.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Design Architects?

An early career Design Architect with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $57,860 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Design Architect with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,500 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Design Architect in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 16.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (12.6% more) and Los Angeles, California (6.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Portland, Oregon (1.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 13 survey responses.
Early Career
61.5%
Experienced
38.5%