What is the average salary for an Architect?

Annual / Hourly

The average salary of an Architect is $79,650. Salaries start from $44,930 and go up to $119,370. Please note that the average salary for an Architect may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location. Our source, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, produces some of the United States most sensitive and important economic information, which is based on their strongest commitment to accuracy, quality and integrity.

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Highest

The top 10% of Architects in United States earn:

$119,370
Senior

The top 25% of Architects in United States earn:

$94,120
Experienced

The middle 50% of Architects in United States earn:

$74,110
Junior

The bottom 25% of Architects in United States earn:

$57,620
Starting

The bottom 10% of Architects in United States earn:

$44,930

Historical salary

Architect salary by state

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State Salary Rank
Architect Salary in California 93,170 1
Architect Salary in Connecticut 90,830 2
Architect Salary in District of Columbia 86,190 3
Architect Salary in New Jersey 85,790 4
Architect Salary in Georgia 84,520 5
Architect Salary in Pennsylvania 83,840 6
Architect Salary in Maryland 83,350 7
Architect Salary in Virginia 82,830 8
Architect Salary in Massachusetts 82,320 9
Architect Salary in Nevada 81,760 10
Architect Salary in New Hampshire 81,310 11
Architect Salary in Alaska 80,360 12
Architect Salary in Minnesota 80,040 13
Architect Salary in New York 79,790 14
Architect Salary in United States 79,650 15
Architect Salary in Colorado 79,440 16
Architect Salary in Utah 79,280 17
Architect Salary in Texas 79,160 18
Architect Salary in Nebraska 77,360 19
Architect Salary in Oklahoma 77,300 20
Architect Salary in Florida 77,010 21
Architect Salary in North Carolina 76,040 22
Architect Salary in Ohio 75,590 23
Architect Salary in Hawaii 75,580 24
Architect Salary in Delaware 75,550 25
Architect Salary in Alabama 75,440 26
Architect Salary in West Virginia 75,190 27
Architect Salary in Missouri 74,370 28
Architect Salary in Kentucky 74,060 29
Architect Salary in Washington 74,040 30
Architect Salary in New Mexico 73,670 31
Architect Salary in Illinois 73,390 32
Architect Salary in Tennessee 73,320 33
Architect Salary in South Dakota 72,960 34
Architect Salary in Arizona 72,240 35
Architect Salary in Oregon 71,960 36
Architect Salary in Wisconsin 71,730 37
Architect Salary in Maine 71,360 38
Architect Salary in Wyoming 71,220 39
Architect Salary in Indiana 71,090 40
Architect Salary in Rhode Island 71,050 41
Architect Salary in Louisiana 70,960 42
Architect Salary in Michigan 70,490 43
Architect Salary in North Dakota 69,850 44
Architect Salary in Idaho 69,510 45
Architect Salary in Iowa 68,690 46
Architect Salary in Kansas 68,470 47
Architect Salary in Arkansas 68,100 48
Architect Salary in South Carolina 67,130 49
Architect Salary in Vermont 66,540 50
Architect Salary in Mississippi 64,800 51
Architect Salary in Montana 62,050 52
Architect Salary in Guam 59,380 53
Architect Salary in Puerto Rico 55,650 54

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics