How much does an Architect III make in the United States? The average Architect III salary in the United States is $86,265 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $76,989 and $95,849. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Recently searched related titles: Data Security Manager, Sales Enablement Lead, Mechanical Project Manager

Jobs with a similar salary range to Architect III : Phd Material Science, Forward Deployed Engineer, Division Engineer

Based on HR-reported data: a national average with a geographic differential
25% $76,989 10% $68,544 90% $104,575 75% $95,849 $86,265 50%(Median)
Change Search Criteria
Check out Architect jobs in Virginia

Licensed Architect (Hybrid)

Quantum Search Partners - Arlington, VA

Project Designer/Architect

FORM Architects - Arlington, VA

Senior Database Architect (Remote)

TechFlow, Inc. - Arlington, VA

Database Architect

Syms Strategic Group, LLC (SSG) - Blacksburg, VA

Job Description for Architect III

Architect III is responsible for minor or small architectural projects. Selects, evaluates, and implements architectural procedures and techniques used to complete projects. Being an Architect III prepares reports and specifications as requested. May supervise and guide the work of lower-level architects. Additionally, Architect III typically requires the use of more advanced techniques. Requires a bachelor's degree of architecture. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Requires a state architect's license. The Architect III contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. To be an Architect III typically requires 4 to 7 years of related experience. (Copyright 2022 View full job description

Employers: Job Description Management Tool

See user submitted job responsibilities for Architect III.

Job Openings for Architect III

Career Path for Architect III

Those that have already made the climb...
Timothy R. Estes, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
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
Fiscal Year Ended in 2021
Not the job you're looking for? Search more salaries here:

Are you an HR manager or compensation specialist?'s CompAnalyst platform offers:

  • Detailed skills and competency reports for specific positions
  • Job and employee pricing reports
  • Compensation data tools, salary structures, surveys and benchmarks.
Learn about CompAnalyst
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
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

Take just three simple steps below to generate your own personalized salary report

Step 1 of 3

Understand the total compensation opportunity for an Architect III, base salary plus other pay elements

Average Base Salary

Core compensation


Average Total Cash Compensation

Includes base and annual incentives

These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Architect III in the United States. The base salary for Architect III ranges from $76,989 to $95,849 with the average base salary of $86,265. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $77,068 to $95,971 with the average total cash compensation of $86,709.
Step 2 of 3

Discover how your pay is adjusted for skills, experience, and other factors

How much should you be paid?

For a real-time salary target, tell us more about your role in the four categories below.



Step 3 of 3

How much should you be paid?

View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Skills associated with Architect III: CAD Software, Building Codes, Construction Estimating, Architecture ...More

Recently searched related titles: Security Architect


Jobs with a similar salary range to Architect III : Business Solutions Architect, IT Functional Analyst, Commercial Engineer, Architect