Principal Architect Salary in United States

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Average gross salary for Principal Architect GROSS SALARY
US$ 117,652
Average net salary for Principal Architect NET SALARY
US$ 85,139
The most typical salary for Principal Architect MOST TYPICAL GROSS
US$ 100,800
  Updated: 23 Feb 2020   Diff. gross vs. net: 27%
  Salary entries: 23

Principal Architect Earnings in United States

Average salary for Principal Architect in United States is US$ 117,652 (Gross). All data are based on our survey (23 individual salary entries). Average take home earning is US$ 85,139 (Net). The most typical salary is US$ 100,800 (Gross).

Earning percentages

Percentage of people earn this salary or more
9 % US$ 190,000
13 % US$ 175,000
22 % US$ 162,500
52 % US$ 121,666
83 % US$ 80,000
91 % US$ 60,000
100 % US$ 51,000

Earning by cities

City Avg. gross salary Salary entries
Orlando US$ 143,000 03
Denver US$ 100,000 02

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Salary entries from individual employees for Principal Architect in United States

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PRINCIPAL


 Posted: 23 Feb 2020

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Business development, Design, Administration."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 190,000

PRINCIPAL


 Posted: 14 Aug 2018

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Managing member if architectural design practice; business development; project architect; design team leader; project manager."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 80,000

SR DIRECTOR


 Posted: 04 Jun 2018

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Direct international architedts and engineers."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 175,000

VICE PRESIDENT


 Posted: 22 Mar 2018

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Senior Vice President and Project Architect that manages a 20 person group within a 107 person firm."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 100,000

MANAGER


 Posted: 05 Dec 2017

Bellow H. School, 0-1 year: "Building stuff and making stuff look like buildings just because and I do not care."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 100,000

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PRINCIPAL ARCHITECT


 Posted: 04 Apr 2017

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Residential and commercial architect private sector."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 60,000

PRINCIPAL ARCHITECT


 Posted: 08 Aug 2016

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Architectural Designer for over 26 years in a small design-focused office."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 140,000

PRINCIPAL ARCHITECT


 Posted: 20 Jan 2016

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Sole proprietor in a very successful small firm."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 200,000

PRINCIPAL ARCHITECT


 Posted: 13 Jul 2015

Masters Degree education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 120,000

PRINCIPAL ARCHITECT


 Posted: 23 Jun 2015

Masters Degree education, 12-16 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 104,000

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  SALARY BY LEVEL   PRINCIPAL ARCHITECT   UNITED STATES

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
205K US$ 200,000
01
195K US$ 190,000
01
175K US$ 175,000
01
165K US$ 162,500
02
155K US$ 150,000
01
145K US$ 140,000
01
135K US$ 130,000
02
125K US$ 121,666
03
105K US$ 100,800
05
85K US$ 80,000
02
75K US$ 75,000
01
65K US$ 60,000
01
55K US$ 51,000
02

  SALARY BY GENDER   PRINCIPAL ARCHITECT   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 125,666 15
Women US$ 93,200 05
N/A US$ 118,333 03

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   PRINCIPAL ARCHITECT   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Masters Degree US$ 118,857 14
Bachelors Degree US$ 117,750 08
Bellow H. School US$ 100,000 01

Principal Architect workers holding Masters Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in United States. With an earned Masters Degree, they grosses US$ 118,857. While Principal Architect workers with Bellow H. School education earn the least, with an average gross income of US$ 100,000. This is 18.86% lower of what Masters Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   PRINCIPAL ARCHITECT   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
20+ Years US$ 131,250 12
16-20 Years US$ 122,833 06
12-16 Years US$ 82,000 02
4-8 Years US$ 65,000 02
0-1 Year US$ 100,000 01

Principal Architect workers in United States with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 20+ Years of experience earn a gross average of US$ 131,250 compared to US$ 65,000 for their counterparts with 4-8 Years of experience. The difference between workers with 20+ Years of experience and 4-8 Years is 101.92%.


  SALARY BY AGE   PRINCIPAL ARCHITECT   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
69-74 US$ 100,000 01
63-68 US$ 148,333 03
57-62 US$ 142,500 02
51-56 US$ 140,000 03
45-50 US$ 100,000 01
39-44 US$ 123,166 06
33-38 US$ 56,000 02
27-32 US$ 50,000 01
Less US$ 100,000 01
N/A US$ 118,333 03
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  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   PRINCIPAL ARCHITECT   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 118,555 18
Self Employed US$ 114,400 05
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  SALARY BY CITY   PRINCIPAL ARCHITECT   UNITED STATES

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# Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Orlando Principal Architect in Orlando US$ 143,000 03
2. Denver Principal Architect in Denver US$ 100,000 02

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    PRINCIPAL ARCHITECT

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. United States United States US$ 117,652 US$ 117,652 23
2. China China Principal Architect in China US$ 94,070 CNY 590,365 08
3. India India Principal Architect in India US$ 18,809 INR 1,172,166 12

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