Design Architect Salary in the US

$62,450
per year
per month
$5,200
per month
per year
Bonus
$3,400/year
Bonus
$280/month

Design Architect - Average Salary

The average salary for a Design Architect is $62,450 per year ($5,200 per month), which is $8,960 (+17%) higher than the average salary in the United States.
A Design Architect can expect an average starting salary of $45,610. The highest salaries can exceed $122,390.
$45,610
Low
$62,450
Average salary
$122,390
High
$3,800
Low
$5,200
Average salary
$10,200
High
Total pay includes salary and bonus.
$0
$68,300
$136,590
Salary$45,610 - 122,390
Bonus$0 - 14,200
Total Pay$45,610 - 136,590
$0
$5,690
$11,380
Salary$3,800 - 10,200
Bonus$0 - 1,180
Total Pay$3,800 - 11,380

Design Architect Salary Range

Low
$45,610
Average salary
$62,450
Senior
$82,730
High
$122,390
Low
$3,800
Average salary
$5,200
Senior
$6,890
High
$10,200
Among Design Architects in the U.S., Junior Design Architects have lower salaries, while Senior Design Architects and Lead Design Architects enjoy the highest salaries.

Design Architect - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Lead Design Architect$82K/year
+31% 
Senior Design Architect$79K/year
+26% 
Green Design Architect$70K/year
+12% 
Interior Design Architect$69K/year
+10% 
Junior Design Architect$49K/year
 -22%

Design Architect - Pay by Experience Level in the United States

An Entry Level Design Architect with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average starting salary of $46,220 per year. A mid level Design Architect with 4-9 years of experience earns an average salary of $55,720, while a Senior Design Architect with 10-20 years of experience makes on average $78,340. Design Architects with more than 20 years of experience earn $104,530 per year on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Design Architect

Late Career▲ +67%
Senior▲ +25%
Average Salary$62,450/year
Mid Level▼ -11%
Entry Level▼ -26%

Gender Breakdown

Female
46%
Male
54%

Design Architect - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Design Architect jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months and on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS.gov).
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