$65,015
Avg. Salary
$32.00
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,056

Bonus

$3,250

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Project Architect in Chicago, Illinois is $32.00 per hour.

The average pay for a Project Architect in Chicago, Illinois is $65,015 per year.

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$20.86
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$32.00
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$41.80
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MEDIAN $32.00
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$51k
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$84k
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MEDIAN $65,015
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$0$85K
Salary $51,011 - $83,581
Bonus $959 - $7,851
Profit Sharing $3,250
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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$51,985 - $85,643
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 120
Hourly Data $0$46
Hourly Rate $20.86 - $41.80
Overtime $31.00
Annual Data $0$85K
Bonus $959 - $7,851
Profit Sharing $3,250
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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$51,985 - $85,643
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

Job Description for Project Architect

A project architect coordinates the many parts of a project; they are in charge of product design, development of plans, construction documents, and consultation with other experts about the job being completed. The duties of a project architect depend greatly on the size of the project assigned to them. They oversee the workers involved in the design of the project, and they also are in charge of coordinating different pieces of the project with staff and clients. In some cases, the project architect also is responsible for communicating with the engineers and city officials that may be involved with the design phase of each project. They also determine the construction materials and the best methods for the project. They make sure that each project meets local zoning and building codes.

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Project Architect Tasks
  • Assess project needs and set objectives, budget, and schedule.
  • Work with vendors to ensure on-time delivery and on-budget production.
  • Assess sites, relevant city codes, and other research.
  • Develop construction documents through consultation with clients.

About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

Project Architect Job Listings

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 $57,000 based on 16 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 $61,000 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Project Architect which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 29 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 $88,000 based on 8 salaries.

Key Stats for Project Architect

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 34 votes.
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
12%

Experience Affects Project Architect Salaries

Late-Career
▲31%

▲12%

National Average
$67,000

Mid-Career
▼9%

▼16%

Skills That Affect Project Architect Salaries

Autodesk AutoCAD Architecture
▲10%


Microsoft Office
▲8%

AutoCAD Revit Architecture Suite
▲6%

Client Interaction
▲6%




National Average
$67,000


Adobe Photoshop
▼11%

Adobe Illustrator
▼11%

Adobe InDesign
▼12%

AutoCAD
▼13%

3D Rendering
▼14%

Design
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 8%