Average Early-Career Design Architect with Adobe Photoshop Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$50,455
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$1,300
Bonus
$900
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The average salary for an Early-Career Design Architect with Adobe Photoshop skills in Chicago, Illinois is $50,455.
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$40k - $65k
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$388 - $3k
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$39k - $65k
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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, Autodesk AutoCAD and 3D Rendering are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Adobe Illustrator and Design.

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 $64,129 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Design Architect with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $68,625 based on 6 salaries.
Employees with Design Architect in their job title in Dallas, Texas earn an average of 13.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (11.6% more) and New York, New York (10.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (7.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 18 survey responses.
Mid Career
66.7%
Experienced
33.3%