ARCHITECT SALARY IN UNITED STATES

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Average gross salary for Architect GROSS SALARY
US$ 73,257
Average net salary for Architect NET SALARY
US$ 55,497
The most typical salary for Architect MOST TYPICAL GROSS
US$ 44,227
  Updated: 19 Feb 2020   Diff. gross vs. net: 24%
  Salary entries: 119

Architect Earnings in United States

Average salary for Architect in United States is US$ 73,257.

Average take home earning is US$ 55,497 (Net).

The most typical salary is US$ 44,227 (Gross).

These data are from our visitors surveys (119 individual salaries).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
5 % US$ 150,000
11 % US$ 110,500
22 % US$ 91,845
62 % US$ 62,849
96 % US$ 44,227
98 % US$ 31,866
100 % US$ 23,500
City Avg. gross salary Salary entries
New York City US$ 79,716 16
Washington DC US$ 67,555 09
Minneapolis US$ 67,013 07
Chicago US$ 48,174 07
Richmond US$ 54,675 06
Seattle US$ 71,752 05
Los Angeles US$ 86,250 04
Atlanta US$ 86,125 04

Salary entries from individual employees for Architect in United States

Below is the list of 100 individual salary profiles - all added on this website.

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(15/15)  DESIGNER


 Posted: 19 Feb 2020

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Rhino, Revit, Adobe Creative Suite, Powerpoint, Excel."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 65,041

(14/15)  ARCHITECT


 Posted: 16 Dec 2019

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Drafting, spatial analysis, technical drawing and detailing, construction, preservation, sculpture, materials, drawing, critical thinking, writing, graphic design, design, autocad, rhino."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 55,000

(13/15)  PROJECT MANAGER


 Posted: 03 Dec 2019

Some College, 12-16 years: "Construction documents & administration of single family homes, townhomes, residential, office & commercial buildings."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 120,000

(12/15)  ARCHITECTURAL DESIGNER


 Posted: 14 Sep 2019

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Concept design, facade studies plan development renderings."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 52,500

(11/15)  ARCHITECT


 Posted: 11 Aug 2019

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Residential building design."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 40,800

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(10/15)  PROJECT MANAGER


 Posted: 03 Jan 2019

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "I manage small residential rehab projects in NYC for a small firm."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 46,000

(9/15)  ARCHITECT


 Posted: 14 Jul 2018

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Design, construction documents."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 77,000

(8/15)  ARCHITECT


 Posted: 25 Apr 2018

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Building houses."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 50,500

(7/15)  ARCHITECTURAL DESIGNER


 Posted: 07 Feb 2018

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Design and manage architectural construction projects. Eligible but not yet licensed."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 50,000

(6/15)  SENIOR ARCHITECT


 Posted: 04 Dec 2017

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "I am in charge of international urban projects."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 80,000

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(5/15)  ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR


 Posted: 16 Nov 2017

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Retail architecture and construction project management."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 240,000

(4/15)  OWNER


 Posted: 05 Nov 2017

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "I own the company. We sell approximately $4 million per year."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 150,000

(3/15)  ARCHITECT


 Posted: 02 Nov 2017

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Building design for commercial buildings."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 90,000

(2/15)  ARCHITECT


 Posted: 20 Jul 2017

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Designing buildings, and making sure they are constructed per design intent."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 150,000

(1/15)  ARCHITECT


 Posted: 11 Jul 2017

Masters Degree, 0-1 year: "I just want to see more of the website, please."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 60,000

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  SALARY BY LEVEL   ARCHITECT   UNITED STATES

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
More US$ 233,333
03
155K US$ 150,000
03
135K US$ 133,000
01
125K US$ 124,750
04
115K US$ 110,500
02
105K US$ 101,833
06
95K US$ 91,845
07
85K US$ 81,000
10
75K US$ 72,625
20
65K US$ 62,849
18
55K US$ 52,399
19
45K US$ 44,227
21
35K US$ 31,866
03
25K US$ 23,500
02

  SALARY BY GENDER   ARCHITECT   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 83,807 65
Women US$ 61,583 33
N/A US$ 58,948 21

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   ARCHITECT   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Doctorate Degree US$ 133,333 03
Masters Degree US$ 65,637 52
Bachelors Degree US$ 76,568 59
Some College US$ 71,750 04
High School US$ 100,000 01

Architect workers holding Doctorate Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in United States. With an earned Doctorate Degree, they grosses US$ 133,333. While Architect workers with Masters Degree education earn the least, with an average gross income of US$ 65,637. This is 103.14% lower of what Doctorate Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   ARCHITECT   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
20+ Years US$ 98,234 32
16-20 Years US$ 71,657 08
12-16 Years US$ 101,917 10
8-12 Years US$ 67,672 18
4-8 Years US$ 61,550 12
2-4 Years US$ 53,551 20
1-2 Years US$ 48,004 10
0-1 Year US$ 52,666 09

Architect workers in United States with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 12-16 Years of experience earn a gross average of US$ 101,917 compared to US$ 48,004 for their counterparts with 1-2 Years of experience. The difference between workers with 12-16 Years of experience and 1-2 Years is 112.31%.


  SALARY BY AGE   ARCHITECT   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
63-68 US$ 145,375 04
57-62 US$ 105,800 10
51-56 US$ 97,142 07
45-50 US$ 74,976 10
39-44 US$ 90,038 13
33-38 US$ 73,104 12
27-32 US$ 59,139 25
22-26 US$ 50,126 14
16-21 US$ 60,833 03
N/A US$ 58,948 21
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  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   ARCHITECT   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 71,582 105
Contract US$ 52,500 04
Self Employed US$ 110,687 08
Part Time US$ 53,000 02
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  SALARY BY CITY   ARCHITECT   UNITED STATES

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# Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Houston Architect in Houston US$ 88,333 03
2. Portland, Oregon Architect in Portland, Oregon US$ 86,333 03
3. Los Angeles Architect in Los Angeles US$ 86,250 04
4. Atlanta Architect in Atlanta US$ 86,125 04
5. New York City Architect in New York City US$ 79,716 16
6. Seattle Architect in Seattle US$ 71,752 05
7. Dallas Architect in Dallas US$ 69,000 02
8. St. Louis Architect in St. Louis US$ 68,500 02
9. San Francisco Architect in San Francisco US$ 68,333 03
10. Miami Architect in Miami US$ 68,000 03

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    ARCHITECT

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. United States United States US$ 73,257 US$ 73,257 119
2. Australia Australia Architect in Australia US$ 71,424 AU$ 80,900 25
3. Canada Canada Architect in Canada US$ 66,466 CA$ 72,761 30
4. United Kingdom United Kingdom Architect in United Kingdom US$ 54,967 GBP 36,753 55
5. China China Architect in China US$ 39,971 CNY 256,023 49
6. Russia Russia Architect in Russia US$ 32,972 RUB 1,594,600 07
7. Mexico Mexico Architect in Mexico US$ 17,122 MXN 265,875 08
8. India India Architect in India US$ 11,034 INR 648,018 76

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