Average Early-Career Design Architect with Project Coordinating Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$51,652
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$509
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The average salary for an Early-Career Design Architect with Project Coordinating skills in Chicago, Illinois is $51,652.
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$42k
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$52k
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$59k
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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 Adobe Illustrator, Design and Adobe Photoshop.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Design Architects?

A mid-career Design Architect with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $54,322 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Design Architect with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Design Architect in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 11.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (9.5% more) and Orlando, Florida (0.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (11.4% less), Portland, Oregon (3.7% less) and Seattle, Washington (3.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 11 survey responses.
Mid Career
54.5%
Experienced
45.5%