Project Manager, Architecture Salary

Architecture Project Managers in the United States with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent just below two-thirds of Architecture Project Managers. Salaries average out to around $71K per year and spread from $48K to $105K per year. In the world of Architecture Project Managers, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $10K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $8K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $48K and $105K. This group's pay is mainly influenced by the specific employer, followed by experience level and location. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and slightly more than half collect dental insurance. Most Architecture Project Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. The majority of Architecture Project Managers (63 percent) who took the survey are men. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$49,242 - $100,150
$49K
$72K
$100K
MEDIAN: $72,281
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50%
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$19.44 - $45.33
$19
$28
$45
MEDIAN: $27.56
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$0$105K
Salary $49,242 - $100,150
Bonus $607 - $10,211
Profit Sharing $148.99 - $7,891
Commission $9,500
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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$49,338 - $105,820
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,122
Hourly Data $0$61
Hourly Rate $19.44 - $45.33
Overtime $1.76 - $61.71
Annual Data $0$105K
Bonus $607 - $10,211
Commission $9,500
Profit Sharing $148.99 - $7,891
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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$49,338 - $105,820
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 174

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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.

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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


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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.

Project Manager, Architecture Job Listings

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

National Average: $72,959

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that 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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Key Stats for Project Manager, Architecture

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 230 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
26%
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Experience Affects Project Manager, Architecture Salaries

▲20%

▲3%

National Average
$73,000

▼9%

▼27%

Skills That Affect Project Manager, Architecture Salaries

National Average
$73,000



Project Coordinating
▼3%

Autodesk Revit Architecture
▼3%

Microsoft Excel
▼3%

▼4%








▼15%

▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 230 votes.

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
no benefits
None: 17%
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