DESIGN ARCHITECT SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$85,000
$52,000
Min 10%
$85,000
Median 50%
$140,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Facebook
Highest Paying City
Sunnyvale, CA
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
3.2 years
How much does a design architect make?
Design Architects in America make an average salary of $85,863 per year or $41.28 per hour. The top 10 percent make over $141,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $52,000 per year. The most abundant employment opportunities for Design Architects are in Professional companies and Internet companies. States with the highest Design Architect salaries include Alaska, North Dakota, Minnesota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. Most Design Architects spend 3.2 years in the position.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Architect
$89,831

Average Design Architect Salary By Company

There is good job security in Design Architect positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Professional companies and Internet companies have the most job opportunities for Design Architects. Companies like Facebook or Google will get you the highest pay packages. Also, companies like Dow Jones and Helios and Matheson Analytics pay their Design Architects very well.

Average Design Architect Salary By Location

As a Design Architect in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $85,863 per year or $41.28 per hour. The top city when it comes to Design Architect salaries is Sunnyvale, CA at $105,364 per year. Not only that, Sunnyvale, CA also has an average entry-level salary of $63,000. Some of the states with the best Design Architect salaries are Alaska, North Dakota, Minnesota, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Washington, and Iowa. Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, South Carolina, and Georgia have the lowest reported salaries for Design Architects.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Sunnyvale, CA
$105,364
2
Minneapolis, MN
$105,121
3
Seattle, WA
$99,395
4
Austin, TX
$95,979
5
Des Moines, IA
$95,620

Average Design Architect Salary By Industry

Design Architect salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our data shows that Internet companies, Finance companies, and Automotive companies tend to have the highest salaries for Design Architects. Internet companies pay their Design Architects the highest wages, averaging $97,462 per year. Finance companies and Automotive companies pay well too, at $91,415 and $88,532, respectively. The types of companies that pay Design Architects the least are in the Professional industry, where the average annual salary is $82,322.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Internet
$97,462
2
Finance
$91,415
3
Automotive
$88,532
4
Hospitality
$86,815
5
Professional
$82,322

RECENTLY ADDED Design Architect SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Robert Half
Design Architect
07/08/2019
$145,000
R&B Architects, LLC
Design Architect
05/29/2019
$55,000
Studio LC LLC
Design Architect
03/22/2019
$47,500
03/22/2019
$60,299
MVMK LLC
Architect Designer
03/21/2019
$60,299
Rolluda Architects, Inc.
Architect/Designer
03/19/2019
$52,374
Rolluda Architects, Inc.
Architect/Designer
03/11/2019
$52,374
Johnston Architects, LLC
Architect/Designer
03/08/2019
$64,064
HCN Design and Consulting Inc.
Interior Design Architect
03/08/2019
$42,888
Pininfarina of America Corp
Junior Design Architect
03/08/2019
$45,000
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