How much does an Architect I make in Washington, DC? The average Architect I salary in Washington, DC is $67,209 as of December 27, 2022, but the range typically falls between $62,373 and $72,519. 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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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 2023 Salary.com)... View full job description

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