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

$64,353
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$3,250
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The average salary for a Design Architect with Design skills in Washington, District of Columbia is $64,353.
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$54k
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$64k
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$104k
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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 Microsoft Office, 3D Rendering, Adobe Photoshop, Autodesk AutoCAD and Autodesk Revit Architecture.

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 9 salaries. A mid-career Design Architect with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $63,338 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Design Architect with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,500 based on 6 salaries.
Employees with Design Architect in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 17.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (2.6% more) and Seattle, Washington (1.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in New York, New York (4.0% less), Chicago, Illinois (2.5% less) and Los Angeles, California (1.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 20 survey responses.
Early Career
45.0%
Mid Career
25.0%
Experienced
30.0%