Project Manager, Architecture Salary
|Salary||$49,233 - $101,105|
|Bonus||$522 - $10,159|
|Profit Sharing||$486 - $7,861|
|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).)
|$49,239 - $106,171|
|Hourly Rate||$18.90 - $44.09|
|Overtime||$1.53 - $58.76|
|Bonus||$522 - $10,159|
|Profit Sharing||$486 - $7,861|
|Total Pay (||$49,239 - $106,171|
Job Description for Project Manager, Architecture
Project managers, architecture are responsible for managing architecture projects on behalf of their organization. They are in charge of managing different aspects of the projects, which include facilitating design tasks and providing technical advice for architecture concepts.Read More...
These professionals have strong attention to detail and are organized. They provide their leadership skills to managing architecture projects from conception to completion. One of their main responsibilities is verifying that all materials used comply with established standards and safety regulations. They work well in a team setting with other managers to share project data, exchange ideas, and move forward to complete all project tasks within a given timeframe. These managers can also work well by themselves with minimal supervision. They follow strict safety regulations to prevent accidents in the workplace. Among their main duties are reviewing and approving architecture drawings and complying with government regulations before construction. Project managers, architecture use a personal computer to check documents and modify schematics. These individuals handle day-to-day issues and provide innovative solutions to incidents. They write documents, manage presentations, and communicate with other architecture professionals. They can work in an office or construction environment, depending on the project’s needs. They work closely with construction managers to oversee the architectural details and check logistics efforts. Project managers, architecture work in a fast-paced environment and use their strong multitasking abilities to prioritize tasks.
A bachelor's degree in architecture or a similar field is usually required for this job. Previous years of work experience as a project manager can be helpful. Architecture certifications are a plus. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
Project Manager, Architecture Tasks
- Responsible for coordinating the architectural project; including design, construction, millwork, shop drawing review, budget and schedule maintenance.
- Coordinate with various consultants.
- Coordinate project's program requirements with in-house departments.
Common Career Paths for Project Manager, Architecture
It's not very common for Architecture Project Managers to move on to become Principal Architects. Average pay for a Principal Architect is $139K annually. Many Architecture Project Managers choose to become Architects and Design Architects as their careers advance. However, folks in those positions report median salaries of $14K less and $16K less, respectively.
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Popular Employer Salaries for Project Manager, Architecture
Gensler does shell out the biggest paychecks — the median in that office is $99K — but the company pay scale is greatly mixed, meaning that workers on the low end may earn only $67K while workers on the upper end may rake in up to $157K.
Popular Skills for Project Manager, Architecture
Architecture Project Managers seem to wield many skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Client Interaction, Autodesk Revit Architecture, and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like AutoDesk, 3D Rendering, and AutoCAD Architecture. Those familiar with Client Interaction also tend to know AutoCAD. Those familiar with Project Management tend to be well versed in Microsoft Office.
Pay by Experience Level for Project Manager, Architecture
Pay by Experience for a Project Manager, Architecture has a positive trend. An entry-level Project Manager, Architecture with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 283 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Project Manager, Architecture with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 458 salaries. An experienced Project Manager, Architecture which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 633 salaries. A Project Manager, Architecture 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 323 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
Home to some of the best pay for Architecture Project Managers, Portland offers exceptional salaries, 16 percent above the national average. Architecture Project Managers will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+16 percent), San Francisco (+15 percent), New York (+11 percent), and Seattle (+11 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 12 percent south of the national average, can be found in Miami. Employers in Phoenix and Houston also lean toward paying below-median salaries (11 percent lower and 7 percent lower, respectively).
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