Architectural Designer

Architectural Designer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$62,000
$46,000
Min 10%
$62,000
Median 50%
$85,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Jacobs Engineering Group
Highest Paying City
Washington, DC
Highest Paying State
District of Columbia
Average Experience Level
3.6 years
How much does an architectural designer make?
Architectural Designers in the US make on average $62,870 annually or $30.23 hourly. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 39,000. The top 10 percent earn over $85,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $46,000 annually. Most Architectural Designer jobs are in Professional companies and Internet companies. The best states for high paying Architectural Designer jobs are District of Columbia, Illinois, Connecticut, Maryland, and Massachusetts. The typical tenure for an Architectural Designer is 3.6 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Designer
$65,579

Average Architectural Designer Salary By Location

The national average salary for an Architectural Designer in the USA is $62,870 annually or $30.23 hourly. Architectural Designers make the most in Washington, DC at about $67,436 per year. Not only that, Washington, DC also has an average entry-level salary of $47,000. District of Columbia, Illinois, Connecticut, Maryland, and Massachusetts are the highest paying states. Montana, Arkansas, Vermont, Hawaii, and South Dakota are the lowest earners.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Washington, DC
$67,436
2
San Francisco, CA
$65,609
3
Chicago, IL
$65,469
4
New Haven, CT
$63,977
5
Baltimore, MD
$63,237

Average Architectural Designer Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries an Architectural Designer makes. The most abundant employment opportunities for Architectural Designers are in Professional companies and Internet companies. Jacobs Engineering Group and M3 Engineering & Technology are the highest paying companies. Companies like Matrix and Populus Group also pay high salaries to their Architectural Designers.

Average Architectural Designer Pay By Industry

The type of industry that an Architectural Designer works in can influence their earning potential. Our analysis shows that Retail companies, Construction companies, and Professional companies pay higher-than-average wages for Architectural Designers. Retail companies pay Architectural Designers an average salary of $68,480, Construction companies pay $67,915, and Professional companys come in at $63,733. At $56,695, the average salary for Architectural Designers in the Technology industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Retail
$68,480
2
Construction
$67,915
3
Professional
$63,733
4
Technology
$56,695

Recently Added Architectural Designer Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Interior Talent
Architectural Designer
01/27/2020
$45,000
Selectek
Architectural Designer
01/24/2020
$52,175
Selectek
Architectural Designer
01/13/2020
$54,262
I-5 Design Build Inc.
Architectural Designer
11/30/2019
$105,000
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Architectural Designer
11/27/2019
$57,741
Randstad
Architectural Designer
11/26/2019
$45,000
The Encompass Group
Architectural Designer
10/31/2019
$80,000
The Encompass Group
Architectural Designer
10/31/2019
$55,000
The Encompass Group
Architectural Designer
10/31/2019
$55,000
The Encompass Group
Architectural Designer
10/31/2019
$55,000
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