Architecture Salary Survey

The Architecture Salary Survey reports compensation data for 77 benchmark jobs related to planning and designing residential, institutional, leisure, commercial, and industrial buildings and structures by applying knowledge of design, construction procedures, zoning regulations, building codes, and building materials. The industry survey is available by geographic area (US Region or US National) for $589.

The Architecture Salary Survey documents market-based pay data for 6 executive and 71 non-management salary benchmark jobs from up to three databases: digitized public sources, ERI Assessor Series data, and direct participants. The following information is reported for each job title (salary data are shown in means, medians, and percentile cuts):

  • Annual Salary
  • Incentive/Variable Pay
  • Total Direct Annual Compensation
  • Job Description
  • Graph with a Trend Line and Data Points
  • Selected Characteristics of the Occupation (SCO)

Survey information is solicited through traditional mail, email, and online questionnaires. Each data submission is thoroughly screened by our team of experienced researchers prior to inclusion in a survey. No attempt is made to alter incumbent data as reported other than to normalize collected compensation amounts to a common date. Data collection begins October and ends March. Survey results are published annually in July, with an effective data date of March 31 of the given survey year.

  • Accountant
  • Accounting Clerk
  • Accounting Manager
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Architect
  • Architectural Drafter
  • Architectural Services Sales Representative
  • Billing Clerk
  • Blueprint Machine Operator
  • Bookkeeper
  • File Room Supervisor
  • Financial Analysis Manager
  • Financial Analyst
  • General Clerk
  • Graphic Artist
  • Graphic Designer
  • Human Resources Clerk
  • Human Resources Generalist
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Illuminating Engineer
  • Accountant
  • Accounting Clerk
  • Accounting Manager
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Architect
  • Architectural Drafter
  • Architectural Services Sales Representative
  • Billing Clerk
  • Blueprint Machine Operator
  • Bookkeeper
  • Budget Analyst
  • CAD/CAM Design Drafter
  • CAD/CAM/CAE Technician
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Chief Human Resources Officer
  • Chief Marketing & Sales Officer
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Civil Engineer
  • Civil Engineering Drafter
  • Civil Engineering Technician
  • Clerk Typist
  • Computer Network Analyst
  • Computer Operator
  • Computer Programmer
  • Contract Administration Manager
  • Cost Accountant
  • Cost Accounting Supervisor
  • Cost Clerk
  • Data Architect
  • Database Architect
  • Drafter
  • Drafter (Moderate)
  • Drafter (Simple)
  • Drafter Apprentice
  • Drafting Supervisor
  • Executive Secretary
  • File Clerk
  • File Room Supervisor
  • Financial Analysis Manager
  • Financial Analyst
  • General Clerk
  • Graphic Artist
  • Graphic Designer
  • Human Resources Clerk
  • Human Resources Generalist
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Illuminating Engineer
  • Interior Designer
  • Janitor
  • Janitorial Supervisor
  • Landscape Architect
  • Landscape Drafter
  • Marine Architect
  • Mechanical Drafter
  • Model Maker
  • Office Manager
  • Payroll Clerk
  • Payroll Supervisor
  • PC Specialist
  • Purchasing Clerk
  • Purchasing Manager
  • Receptionist
  • Rights and Permissions Agent
  • Safety Engineer
  • Secretary
  • Security Guard
  • Shipping & Receiving Clerk
  • Shipping & Receiving Supervisor
  • Shipping Clerk
  • Specifications Writer
  • Staff Attorney
  • Structural Drafter
  • Survey Party Chief
  • Systems & Programming Manager
  • Systems Analyst
  • Tax Compliance Manager
  • BOOZ ALLEN HAMILTON HOLDING CORP
  • CARTESIAN INC
  • CD INTERNATIONAL ENTERPRISES INC
  • CDI CORP
  • CODEXIS INC
  • COVANCE INC
  • DYAX CORP
  • ECOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENT INC
  • EXACT SCIENCES CORP
  • EXELIXIS INC
  • INFORMATION SERVICES GROUP INC
  • INTREXON CORP
  • IRON MOUNTAIN INC
  • JACOBS ENGINEERING GROUP INC
  • LHB
  • LIBERATOR INC
  • LUNA INNOVATIONS INC
  • MASTECH HOLDINGS INC
  • MATTERSIGHT CORP
  • MAXIMUS INC
  • BOOZ ALLEN HAMILTON HOLDING CORP
  • CARTESIAN INC
  • CD INTERNATIONAL ENTERPRISES INC
  • CDI CORP
  • CODEXIS INC
  • COVANCE INC
  • DYAX CORP
  • ECOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENT INC
  • EXACT SCIENCES CORP
  • EXELIXIS INC
  • EXPONENT INC
  • FORRESTER RESEARCH INC
  • FTI CONSULTING INC
  • GARTNER INC
  • GEVO INC
  • HACKETT GROUP INC
  • HARLEY ELLIS DEVEREAUX
  • HARRIS INTERACTIVE, INC.
  • HILL INTERNATIONAL INC
  • HURON CONSULTING GROUP INC
  • ICF INTERNATIONAL INC
  • INC RESEARCH HOLDINGS INC
  • INCYTE CORP
  • INFORMATION SERVICES GROUP INC
  • INTREXON CORP
  • IRON MOUNTAIN INC
  • JACOBS ENGINEERING GROUP INC
  • LHB
  • LIBERATOR INC
  • LUNA INNOVATIONS INC
  • MASTECH HOLDINGS INC
  • MATTERSIGHT CORP
  • MAXIMUS INC
  • NATIONAL TECHNICAL SYSTEMS
  • NAVIGANT CONSULTING INC
  • ODYSSEY MARINE EXPLORATION INC
  • OMNICARE INC
  • PAREXEL INTERNATIONAL CORP
  • PRGX GLOBAL INC
  • QUINTILES TRANSNATIONAL HOLDINGS INC
  • RAINMAKER SYSTEMS INC
  • RENTRAK CORP
  • T. ROWE PRICE GROUP INC
  • THE ADVISORY BOARD CO
  • THE CORPORATE EXECUTIVE BOARD CO
  • VECTRUS INC

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