Architect salary in United States
How much does an Architect make in the United States?
Average base salary
The average salary for a architect is $103,699 per year in the United States. 3.3k salaries reported, updated at December 7, 2023
Top companies for Architects in United States
Highest paying cities for Architects near United States
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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Architects
CCIE(earn +53.65% more)
The jobs requiring this certification have increase by 71.63% since 2018. Architects with this certification earn +53.65% more than the average base salary, which is $103,699 per year.
|Year||Number of job openings on Indeed requiring this certification||Change from previous year|
|2011||2||increase by 2|
|2012||7334||increase by 366600.00%|
|2013||19298||increase by 163.13%|
|2014||19926||increase by 3.25%|
|2015||14816||decrease by 25.64%|
|2016||15023||increase by 1.40%|
|2017||8367||decrease by 44.31%|
|2018||11437||increase by 36.69%|
|2019||19629||increase by 71.63%|
Top schools offering CCIE
Most common benefits for Architects
- 401(k) matching
- Dental insurance
- Disability insurance
- Employee assistance program
- Flexible schedule
- Flexible spending account
- Health insurance
- Health savings account
- Life insurance
- Opportunities for advancement
- Paid time off
- Parental leave
- Professional development assistance
- Profit sharing
- Retirement plan
- Tuition reimbursement
- Vision insurance
Salary satisfactionBased on 287 ratings
64% of Architects in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.
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Common questions about salaries for an Architect
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What kind of architect role gets the highest pay?
The following are the architect roles with the highest pay:
- Building Architect (Commercial, Factories, Resident, Restaurants, Theatre, etc.)
- Landscape Architect (Parks, Gardens, Playgrounds, etc.)
- Naval Architect (Boats, Ship, Submarine, etc.)