Architect salary in Seattle, WA

How much does an Architect make in Seattle, WA?

10 salaries reported, updated at September 30, 2021
per year

The average salary for a architect is $95,313 per year in Seattle, WA.

as national average

Most common benefits

  • Stock options
  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • 401(k)
  • Family leave
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Where can an Architect earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for architects

Most recommended skill

Communication Skills

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 $95,313 per year.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this skillChange from previous year
20131increase by 1
20144increase by 300.00%
20153decrease by 25.00%
20164increase by 33.33%
201710increase by 150.00%
201854increase by 440.00%
201935546increase by 65725.93%

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More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

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Most common benefits for Architects

  • Stock options
  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • 401(k)
  • Family leave
  • AD&D insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Work from home
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Vision insurance
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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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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.)
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