How much does an Architect make in the United States?
Best-paid skills and qualifications for architects
The jobs requiring this skill have increase by 65725.93% since 2018. Architects with this skill earn +25.34% more than the average base salary, which is $102,606 per year.
|Year||Number of job openings on Indeed requiring this skill||Change from previous year|
|2013||1||increase by 1|
|2014||4||increase by 300.00%|
|2015||3||decrease by 25.00%|
|2016||4||increase by 33.33%|
|2017||10||increase by 150.00%|
|2018||54||increase by 440.00%|
|2019||35546||increase by 65725.93%|
Top companies hiring architects with the recommended skill
More critical skills and qualifications that pay well
64% of Architects in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area
Frequently asked questions
How can I know if I am being paid fairly as 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.)