Principal Architect Salary in District of Columbia

How much does a Principal Architect make in District of Columbia? The average Principal Architect salary in District of Columbia is $149,859 as of January 20, 2020, but the range typically falls between $135,041 and $170,732. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on the city and many other important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession.

25% $135,041 10% $121,551 90% $189,736 75% $170,732 $149,859 50%(Median)
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Principal Architect manages and supervises all related activities of a staff of architects and technicians. Directly manages the development of architectural designs and preliminary construction details. Being a Principal Architect ensures architectural design work is completed on time and adheres to the established specifications and standards. Directs development of new methods or techniques. Additionally, Principal Architect may prepare project schedules, bids, or proposals. Requires a bachelor's degree. Requires an state architect's license. Typically reports to a head of a unit/department. The Principal 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. To be a Principal Architect typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)

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Location Avg. Salary Date Updated
Location Naval Anacost Annex, DC Avg. Salary $149,105 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Parcel Return Service, DC Avg. Salary $149,105 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Washington, DC Avg. Salary $149,105 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Washington Navy Yard, DC Avg. Salary $149,105 Date Updated January 20, 2020
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