Average Mid-Career Design Architect with Design Skills Salary in San Francisco, California

$73,469
Avg. Salary
$4,894
Bonus
$1,750
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Design Architect with Design skills in San Francisco, California is $73,469.
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$52k
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$94k
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$52k - $94k
Bonus
$3k - $5k
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$0 - $2k
Total Pay
$52k - $99k
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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 are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Autodesk 3ds Max, Project Management, 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 $64,000 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Design Architect with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $85,989 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $107,500.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (19.9% less), Portland, Oregon (15.1% less) and Chicago, Illinois (12.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 20 survey responses.
Early Career
50.0%
Experienced
30.0%
Late Career
20.0%