Average Experienced Design Architect with Design Skills Salary in Seattle, Washington

$75,542
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$3,375
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The average salary for an Experienced Design Architect with Design skills in Seattle, Washington is $75,542.
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$66k
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$76k
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$84k
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$66k - $84k
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$66k - $86k
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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 Autodesk AutoCAD are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management, Adobe Photoshop and 3D Rendering.

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 $58,327 based on 13 salaries. A mid-career Design Architect with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,566 based on 12 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $91,000.
Employees with Design Architect in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 50.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (14.8% more) and San Francisco, California (13.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Lincoln, Nebraska (11.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 30 survey responses.
Early Career
43.3%
Mid Career
40.0%
Late Career
16.7%