Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does an Architectural Designer make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$91,745 / yrTotal Pay
$61,048 / yrBase Pay
$30,697 / yrAdditional Pay

$91,745

 / yr
$46K$201K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Architectural Designer is $91,745 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $61,048 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $30,697 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role. The typical Architectural Designer salary is $61,048. Salaries can range from $46,020 - $200,991. When factoring in additional pay and benefits, Architectural Designer in United States can expect their total pay value to be on average $91,745.

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What are some related job titles for Architectural Designer?

Some related job titles are Architect/Designer Salaries with median pay of $101,267, Architectural Drafter Salaries with median pay of $85,953, Architectural Project Designer Salaries with median pay of $90,230, CAD Drafter Salaries with median pay of $80,342.

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Gensler
4.0

Gensler

Architectural Designer

$65,175

 /yr
Range: $47K - $110K

$47K

$110K

$47,411 - $110,080 Range

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CallisonRTKL
3.4

CallisonRTKL

Architectural Designer

$63,838

 /yr
Range: $50K - $91K

$50K

$91K

$49,906 - $90,544 Range

Rafael Vinoly Architects
4.0

Rafael Vinoly Architects

Architectural Designer

$66,931

 /yr
Range: $54K - $85K

$54K

$85K

$53,630 - $85,214 Range

Pelli Clarke & Partners
4.0

Pelli Clarke & Partners

Architectural Designer

$62,156

 /yr
Range: $55K - $100K

$55K

$100K

$55,330 - $100,256 Range

Kohn Pedersen Fox
3.8

Kohn Pedersen Fox

Architectural Designer

$75,332

 /yr
Range: $57K - $96K

$57K

$96K

$57,137 - $96,317 Range

NBBJ
3.9

NBBJ

Architectural Designer

$65,935

 /yr
Range: $53K - $96K

$53K

$96K

$52,579 - $96,184 Range

Perkins Eastman
3.8

Perkins Eastman

Architectural Designer

$70,894

 /yr
Range: $47K - $89K

$47K

$89K

$47,420 - $88,959 Range

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Grimshaw-Architects
3.1

Grimshaw-Architects

Architectural Designer

$67,634

 /yr
Range: $51K - $94K

$51K

$94K

$51,356 - $94,400 Range

AECOM
3.7

AECOM

Architectural Designer

$73,364

 /yr
Range: $41K - $105K

$41K

$105K

$41,373 - $104,601 Range

Ennead Architects
4.3

Ennead Architects

Architectural Designer

$71,234

 /yr
Range: $61K - $92K

$61K

$92K

$60,943 - $91,877 Range

BRR Architecture
3.9

BRR Architecture

Architectural Designer

$56,296

 /yr
Range: $48K - $75K

$48K

$75K

$47,796 - $74,583 Range

Stantec
3.9

Stantec

Architectural Designer

$71,357

 /yr
Range: $56K - $85K

$56K

$85K

$55,832 - $85,040 Range

Robert A.M. Stern Architects
3.8

Robert A.M. Stern Architects

Architectural Designer

$70,120

 /yr
Range: $44K - $105K

$44K

$105K

$43,646 - $105,194 Range

Rockwell Group
3.5

Rockwell Group

Architectural Designer

$73,633

 /yr
Range: $62K - $98K

$62K

$98K

$62,108 - $97,582 Range

Handel Architects
4.0

Handel Architects

Architectural Designer

$79,462

 /yr
Range: $57K - $94K

$57K

$94K

$56,810 - $94,094 Range

Jacobs
3.9

Jacobs

Architectural Designer

$67,478

 /yr
Range: $58K - $130K

$58K

$130K

$57,588 - $130,448 Range

Perkins & Will
4.0

Perkins & Will

Architectural Designer

$64,247

 /yr
Range: $55K - $125K

$55K

$125K

$55,000 - $125,481 Range

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
3.5

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

Architectural Designer

$69,930

 /yr
Range: $58K - $81K

$58K

$81K

$57,958 - $81,096 Range

COOKFOX
3.8

COOKFOX

Architectural Designer

$83,440

 /yr
Range: $65K - $109K

$65K

$109K

$64,854 - $108,986 Range

DLR Group
4.2

DLR Group

Architectural Designer

$67,890

 /yr
Range: $50K - $97K

$50K

$97K

$49,725 - $97,132 Range

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7 days ago by a Architectural with less than one year of experience

$70,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$1,500/yr

8 days ago by a Architectural Designer with 7 to 9 years of experience

$61,600

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$2,500/yr

8 days ago by a Architectural Designer with 1 to 3 years of experience

$75,000

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8 days ago by a Architectural Designer with 1 to 3 years of experience

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9 days ago by a Architectural Designer with 4 to 6 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about an Architectural Designer salaries

The national average salary for an Architectural Designer is $65,173 per year in United States. Filter by location to see an Architectural Designer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2334 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Architectural Designer employees.

The highest salary for an Architectural Designer in United States is $86,154 per year.

The lowest salary for an Architectural Designer in United States is $49,301 per year.

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