How much does an Architect I make in the United States? The average Architect I salary in the United States is $57,544 as of May 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $53,402 and $62,086. 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. 

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25% $53,402 10% $49,632 90% $66,221 75% $62,086 $57,544 50%(Median)
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Job Description for Architect I

Architect I performs design computations, compiles data, and completes elementary architectural assignments. Prepares project estimates and architectural plans as requested. Being an Architect I inspects structures in the field. Requires a bachelor's degree of architecture. Additionally, Architect I typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Requires a state architect's license. The Architect I works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. To be an Architect I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Dycom Industries, Inc. provides specialty contracting services in the United States. The company offers various specialty contracting services, including program management, engineering, construction, maintenance, and installation services, such as placement and splicing of fiber, copper, and coaxial cables to telecomm... More
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City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-2.6%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 6.1%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.7%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 20.3%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-0.7%

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Skills associated with Architect I: Project Planning, Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD), Architecture, Building Codes

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