Project Architect in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

A Project Architect in Washington, District of Columbia earns an average salary of $71,866 per year. A skill in Technical Specification is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$51,915 - $120,805
$52K
$75K
$120K
MEDIAN: $75,495
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$0$120K
Salary $51,915 - $120,805
Bonus $380.13 - $23,672
Profit Sharing $2,500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$57,810 - $118,359
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 38

About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
672,228
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
Washington:
$75,628
District of Columbia:
$75,628
$1,417
Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
5.0%

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Pay by Experience Level for Project Architect

Pay by Experience for a Project Architect has a positive trend. An entry-level Project Architect with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 11 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Project Architect with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Project Architect which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 24 salaries. A Project Architect with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $104,000 based on 8 salaries.

Project Architect Reviews

Q: What is it like working in Washington?

Project Architect in Washington:
"Very exciting."
Pros: Business in the city.
Cons: Too busy.

Key Stats for Project Architect

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
63 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
22%

Experience Affects Project Architect Salaries

Late-Career
▲37%

▲3%

National Average
$76,000

▼11%

Entry-Level
▼21%

Skills That Affect Project Architect Salaries

Technical Specification
▲7%

Project Management
▲3%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
▲1%

National Average
$76,000


AutoCAD Revit Architecture Suite
▼3%

Project Coordinating
▼4%

Client Interaction
▼4%

AutoCAD Architecture
▼5%

Adobe InDesign
▼6%


▼7%

▼9%

▼13%



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 6%