Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does an Architectural Designer make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

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Industry

$70,214 / yrTotal Pay
$58,974 / yrBase Pay
$11,240 / yrAdditional Pay

$70,214

 / yr
$48K$105K
Most Likely Range
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The estimated total pay for a Architectural Designer is $70,214 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $58,974 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 $11,240 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.

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Related Job Titles

For Architectural Designer

Some related job titles are Architect/Designer Salaries with median pay of $94,175, Architectural Drafter Salaries with median pay of $52,194, Architectural Project Designer Salaries with median pay of $72,971, CAD Drafter Salaries with median pay of $52,627.

Top Paying Companies

For an Architectural Designer in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for an Architectural Designer in United States. Employers include Google, FKB and Airbnb.

1
Google
Google
$142,849/yr
2
FKB
$137,910/yr
3
Airbnb
$128,036/yr
4
Ratio
$126,725/yr
5
SFL
$126,172/yr
6
LOT EK
$118,633/yr
7
WET
$115,632/yr
9
Apple
$111,926/yr
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Top Paying Industries

For an Architectural Designer in United States

The top 5 paying industries for an Architectural Designer in United States are Information Technology with a median total pay of $87,509, Energy, Mining & Utilities with a median total pay of $87,508, Aerospace & Defense with a median total pay of $82,705, Legal with a median total pay of $81,701, and Telecommunications with a median total pay of $78,912.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$87,509

    16% Higher than other industries

  • Energy, Mining & UtilitiesEnergy, Mining & Utilities$87,508

    16% Higher than other industries

  • Aerospace & DefenseAerospace & Defense$82,705

    11% Higher than other industries

  • LegalLegal$81,701

    10% Higher than other industries

  • TelecommunicationsTelecommunications$78,912

    6% Higher than other industries

Information Technology

Top paying companies in Information Technology for Architectural Designer are Google, Airbnb, and Ratio.

GoogleGoogle$142,849/yr
AirbnbAirbnb$128,036/yr
RatioRatio$126,725/yr
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Architectural Designer

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$35,000

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7-9 years
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Architectural Designer

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$75,000

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Design Professional

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$60,000

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Architectural Designer

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Architectural Designer pay FAQ

The national average salary for an Architectural Designer is $58,974 per year in United States. Filter by location to see an Architectural Designer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 7999 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Architectural Designer employees.

The highest salary for an Architectural Designer in United States is $84,225 per year.

The lowest salary for an Architectural Designer in United States is $41,294 per year.

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