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How much does an Architect make in California?

Average base salary
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632 salaries reported, updated at May 27, 2020
$149,077
per year
The average salary for a architect is $149,077 per year in California.
33% higher
than national average
Most common benefits
  • Stock options
  • 401(k) matching
  • 401(k)
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off

Salaries by years of experience in California

Salaries by years of experience in California

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for architects

Most recommended certification

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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 $149,077 per year.

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More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Certification categories:
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CCIE
+53.65%
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CCNP
+54.59%
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APIs
+12.33%
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REST
+16.63%
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Web Services
+17.80%
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SSO
+24.55%
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Adobe Marketing
+22.40%
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Most common benefits for Architects

  • Stock options
  • 401(k) matching
  • 401(k)
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Food provided
  • Vision insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Paid sick time
  • Health savings account
  • Parental leave
  • Visa sponsorship

Salary satisfaction

Based 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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