Architect Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$75,000
$52,000
Min 10%
$75,000
Median 50%
$108,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
PayPal
Highest Paying City
Boston, MA
Highest Paying State
Massachusetts
Average Experience Level
3.1 years
How much does an architect make?
Architects in America make, on average, $75,429 a year or $36.26 per hour. The top 10 percent of earners make over $108,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $52,000 per year. Technology companies and Construction companies have the most job opportunities for Architects. States with the highest Architect salaries include Massachusetts, South Dakota, Montana, New York, and Virginia. The typical employment for an Architect is 3.1 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs

Average Architect Salary By Location

The national average salary for an Architect in the United States is $75,429 per year or $36.26 per hour. The city with the highest Architect salary is Boston, MA at $95,758 per year. The average entry-level salary in Boston, MA is $57,000. Some of the states with the best Architect salaries are Massachusetts, South Dakota, Montana, New York, Virginia, Vermont, and Nebraska. Iowa, Louisiana, Arkansas, Florida, and Mississippi have the lowest reported salaries for Architects.

Map of Architect Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Architects earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Architect Salary By Company

Architect jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Architects are Technology companies and Construction companies. Companies like PayPal or Baker McKenzie will get you the highest pay packages. In addition, companies like Citi and JPMorgan Chase report highly competitive salaries for Architects.
Company
Average Salary
$162,218
$162k
$151,116
$151k
$148,532
$149k
$148,530
$149k
$147,897
$148k
$147,116
$147k
$146,313
$146k
$146,112
$146k

Architect Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Architect Salary By Experience Level

The salary for an Architect can range from $68,163 to $77,271 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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Location
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Salary
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