Lead Architect Salary in the United States

How much does a Lead Architect make in the United States? The average Lead Architect salary in the United States is $132,640 as of May 31, 2019, but the range typically falls between $119,530 and $151,120. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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The Lead Architect directly manages the development of architectural designs and preliminary construction details. Manages and supervises all related activities of a staff of architects and technicians. Being a Lead Architect directs development of new methods or techniques. Ensures architectural design work is completed on time and adheres to the established specifications and standards. In addition, Lead Architect may prepare project schedules, bids, or proposals. Requires a bachelors degree. Requires an state architect's license. Typically reports to a head of a unit/department. The Lead Architect manages a departmental sub-function within a broader departmental function. Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure. Working as a Lead Architect typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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