Architect (United States)

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info SALARY PROFILES
114
info AVG. GROSS SALARY
US$ 73,546
info AVG. NET SALARY
US$ 55,954
  UPDATED: 03 Jan 2019
Difference gross vs. net (take home): 23%

What is average salary for Architect in United States?

Based on our survey (114 individual salary profiles) average GROSS salary for Architect in United States is US$ 73,546. Average NET salary is US$ 55,954. The most frequent GROSS salary is US$ 72,625. The most frequent education is Bachelors Degree. The most frequent experience are 20+ Years.

City Avg. gross salary Profiles
New York City US$ 82,530 14
Washington DC US$ 69,437 08
Minneapolis US$ 67,013 07
Chicago US$ 48,174 07
Seattle US$ 71,752 05
Richmond US$ 57,450 05
Los Angeles US$ 86,250 04
Atlanta US$ 86,125 04

Salary profiles from individual employees for Architect in United States

Below is the list of 114 individual salary profiles - all added on this website.

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(100/100) 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

(99/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 14 Jul 2018

      

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

(98/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 25 Apr 2018

      

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

(97/100) 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

(96/100) 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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(95/100) ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR


 Posted: 16 Nov 2017

      

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

(94/100) 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

(93/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 02 Nov 2017

      

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

(92/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 21 Jul 2017

      

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

(91/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 12 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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(90/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 08 May 2017

      

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Project Design, Construction Administration, Project Management, Schematic Design Construction Documentation"
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 80,000

(89/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 30 Mar 2017

      

Masters Degree, 16-20 years: "Project management and design for small to mid size projects"
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 65,000

(88/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 17 Feb 2017

      

Doctorate Degree, 4-8 years: "architectural engineer in active construction"
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 80,000

(87/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 20 Jan 2017

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "BIM coordination and use of various technologies"
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 60,000

(86/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 17 Jul 2016

      

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Local government design review"
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 73,500

(85/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 24 Jun 2016

      

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Project Architect in charge of document production"
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 90,000

(84/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 09 Jun 2016

      

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "senior design architect doing commercial and residential work"
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 62,000

(83/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 13 May 2016

      

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Architect for restoration of old and historic structures."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 150,000

(82/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 29 Apr 2016

      

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "senior designer, project coordinator"
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 75,000

(81/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 09 Dec 2015

      

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Project Architect in charge of large scale institutional projects."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 90,000

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(80/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 28 Nov 2015

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Building enclosure consulting for technical solutions related to the skin of the building. This includes advising on evaluation of adjacent exterior cladding materials, material selection, technical detailing, aesthetic considerations, performance of materials, waterproofing/weatherproofing, etc. Consulting can be for new construction or existing buildings that are renovated/rehabilitated."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 110,000

(79/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 29 Aug 2015

      

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 80,000

(78/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 17 Aug 2015

      

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 73,000

(77/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 31 Jul 2015

      

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 72,000

(76/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 26 Jul 2015

      

Bachelors Degree education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 64,000

(75/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 17 Jul 2015

      

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 48,000

(74/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 14 Jul 2015

      

Bachelors Degree education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 95,000

(73/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 24 Jun 2015

      

Bachelors Degree education, 12-16 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 70,000

(72/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 01 Jun 2015

      

Masters Degree education, 12-16 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 78,000

(71/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 21 May 2015

      

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 50,000

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(70/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 01 May 2015

      

Masters Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 58,000

(69/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 29 Apr 2015

      

Bachelors Degree education, 0-1 year of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 45,000

(68/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 25 Apr 2015

      

Masters Degree education, 1-2 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 60,000

(67/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 20 Apr 2015

      

Bachelors Degree education, 12-16 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 90,000

(66/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 04 Apr 2015

      

Bachelors Degree education, 12-16 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 70,000

(65/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 03 Apr 2015

      

Bachelors Degree education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 95,000

(64/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 03 Apr 2015

      

Masters Degree education, 12-16 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 68,250

(63/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 09 Mar 2015

      

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 65,000

(62/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 26 Feb 2015

      

Masters Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 50,000

(61/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 09 Feb 2015

      

Bachelors Degree education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 70,000

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(60/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 05 Feb 2015

      

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "I'm an architectural designer dude."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 44,500

(59/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 04 Feb 2015

      

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "permit submittal/code review, interior space planning"
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 85,000

(58/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 03 Feb 2015

      

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Industrial architecture - assuring code compliance, lifesafety, accessibility and fire-safety protection of large scale agricultural/industrial buildings, offices and accessory buildings."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 72,000

(57/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 30 Jan 2015

      

Doctorate Degree, 12-16 years: "unable to list due to company restrictions of our LLC guidelines"
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 240,000

(56/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 23 Jan 2015

   

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "principal at a firm in Charleston SC"
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 125,000

(55/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 22 Jan 2015

      

Bachelors Degree education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 111,000

(54/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 29 Dec 2014

      

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "President/CEO of an architectural engineering firm licensed in fifty states."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 220,000

(53/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 27 Nov 2014

      

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Prepare construction documents and preliminary design."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 40,500

(52/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 11 Nov 2014

      

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Draw architectural designs of houses."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 32,000

(51/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 29 Oct 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 0-1 year of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 100,000

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(50/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 23 Oct 2014

      

Masters Degree education, 0-1 year of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 44,000

(49/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 22 Oct 2014

      

Masters Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 60,000

(48/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 21 Oct 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 75,000

(47/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 20 Oct 2014

      

Masters Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 58,000

(46/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 23 Sep 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 125,000

(45/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 08 Sep 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 46,000

(44/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 22 Aug 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 70,000

(43/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 21 Aug 2014

   

Bachelors Degree education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 48,000

(42/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 26 Jul 2014

      

Masters Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 51,096

(41/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 29 Jun 2014

      

Doctorate Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 80,000

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(40/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 13 Jun 2014

      

Masters Degree education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 100,000

(39/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 11 Jun 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 55,500

(38/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 02 Jun 2014

      

Masters Degree education, 1-2 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 58,000

(37/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 28 May 2014

      

Masters Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 60,000

(36/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 05 May 2014

      

Masters Degree education, 16-20 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 75,000

(35/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 30 Apr 2014

   

Bachelors Degree education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 70,000

(34/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 27 Mar 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 16-20 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 108,000

(33/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 16 Mar 2014

   

Masters Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 80,000

(32/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 14 Mar 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 101,000

(31/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 09 Mar 2014

      

Masters Degree education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 60,000

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(30/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 13 Feb 2014

      

Masters Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 60,000

(29/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 04 Feb 2014

      

Masters Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 71,000

(28/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 14 Jan 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 70,000

(27/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 01 Jan 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 60,000

(26/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 27 Sep 2013

      

Bachelors Degree education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 129,000

(25/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 23 Sep 2013

      

Masters Degree education, 16-20 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 102,000

(24/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 21 Sep 2013

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 64,000

(23/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 02 Jul 2013

   

Masters Degree education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 85,000

(22/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 30 Apr 2013

      

Masters Degree education, 16-20 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 45,760

(21/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 09 Apr 2013

      

Masters Degree education, 0-1 year of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 42,000

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(20/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 12 Mar 2013

      

Masters Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 68,000

(19/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 07 Oct 2012

      

Masters Degree education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 70,000

(18/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 26 Aug 2012

      

Masters Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 43,724

(17/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 17 May 2012

      

Bachelors Degree education, 16-20 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 49,500

(16/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 16 May 2012

      

Masters Degree education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 65,000

(15/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 07 May 2012

      

Bachelors Degree education, 1-2 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 65,000

(14/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 10 Apr 2012

      

Masters Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 45,000

(13/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 03 Apr 2012

      

Bachelors Degree education, 16-20 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 48,000

(12/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 16 Mar 2012

      

Masters Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 50,000

(11/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 25 Feb 2012

      

Masters Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 52,000

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(10/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 25 Feb 2012

      

Masters Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 53,000

(9/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 29 Jan 2012

      

Masters Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 50,000

(8/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 16 Jan 2012

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 33,600

(7/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 16 Dec 2011

      

Some College education, 16-20 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 80,000

(6/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 12 Dec 2011

      

Masters Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 76,000

(5/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 04 Dec 2011

      

Some College education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 47,000

(4/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 23 Nov 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 0-1 year of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 70,000

(3/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 29 Oct 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 0-1 year of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 23,000

(2/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 05 Oct 2011

      

Masters Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 50,000

(1/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 30 Sep 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 0-1 year of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 50,000

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  SURVEY BY LEVELS   ARCHITECT   UNITED STATES

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Salary levels Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles (frequency)
More US$ 233,333
03
155K US$ 150,000
03
135K US$ 133,000
01
125K US$ 126,333
03
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$ 62,720
17
55K US$ 52,240
17
45K US$ 44,399
20
35K US$ 31,866
03
25K US$ 23,500
02

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  SURVEY BY GENDER   ARCHITECT   UNITED STATES

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Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Male US$ 83,242 64
Female US$ 62,721 29
N/A US$ 58,948 21

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  SURVEY BY EDUCATION   ARCHITECT   UNITED STATES

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Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Doctorate Degree US$ 133,333 03
Masters Degree US$ 66,396 50
Bachelors Degree US$ 77,149 57
Some College US$ 55,666 03
High School US$ 100,000 01

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  SURVEY BY EXPERIENCE   ARCHITECT   UNITED STATES

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Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
20+ Years US$ 98,234 32
16-20 Years US$ 71,657 08
12-16 Years US$ 99,907 09
8-12 Years US$ 67,672 18
4-8 Years US$ 61,550 12
2-4 Years US$ 54,277 17
1-2 Years US$ 46,111 09
0-1 Year US$ 52,666 09

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  SURVEY BY AGES   ARCHITECT   UNITED STATES

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Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
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$ 87,541 12
33-38 US$ 73,104 12
27-32 US$ 60,463 22
22-26 US$ 48,978 13
16-21 US$ 60,833 03
N/A US$ 58,948 21

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  SURVEY BY WORK   ARCHITECT   UNITED STATES

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Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Permanent US$ 71,828 100
Contract US$ 52,500 04
Self Employed US$ 110,687 08
Part Time US$ 53,000 02

  SURVEY BY CITIES   ARCHITECT   UNITED STATES

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# Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. Houston Architect US$ 88,333 03
2. Portland, Oregon Architect US$ 86,333 03
3. Los Angeles Architect US$ 86,250 04
4. Atlanta Architect US$ 86,125 04
5. New York City Architect US$ 82,530 14
6. Seattle Architect US$ 71,752 05
7. Washington DC Architect US$ 69,437 08
8. Dallas Architect US$ 69,000 02
9. St. Louis Architect US$ 68,500 02
10. San Francisco Architect US$ 68,333 03
11. Minneapolis Architect US$ 67,013 07
12. Milwaukee Architect US$ 66,000 02
13. Baltimore Architect US$ 63,666 03
14. New Orleans Architect US$ 62,000 02
15. Tampa Architect US$ 60,000 02
16. Richmond Architect US$ 57,450 05
17. Boston Architect US$ 54,875 04
18. Kansas City Architect US$ 49,000 04
19. Grand Rapids Architect US$ 48,750 02
20. Chicago Architect US$ 48,174 07
21. Miami Architect US$ 42,000 02
22. Austin Architect US$ 41,800 02

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  SURVEY BY COUNTRIES    ARCHITECT

# Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. Australia Australia Architect US$ 74,073 AU$ 83,854 24
2. United States United States US$ 73,546 US$ 73,546 114
3. Canada Canada Architect US$ 63,649 CA$ 68,891 29
4. United Kingdom United Kingdom Architect US$ 54,707 GBP 36,263 51
5. China China Architect US$ 39,745 CNY 254,247 45
6. Russia Russia Architect US$ 32,972 RUB 1,594,600 07
7. Mexico Mexico Architect US$ 18,281 MXN 279,000 07
8. India India Architect US$ 10,964 INR 635,726 68

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