How much does a Principal Architect earn in the United States? The average Principal Architect salary in the United States is $129,538 as of September 01, 2018, but the range typically falls between $116,724 and $147,578. 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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Manages and supervises all related activities of a staff of architects and technicians. Directly manages the development of architectural designs and preliminary construction details. Ensures architec More
Manages and supervises all related activities of a staff of architects and technicians. Directly manages the development of architectural designs and preliminary construction details. Ensures architectural design work is completed on time and adheres to the established specifications and standards. Directs development of new methods or techniques. 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. 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. Typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function. Less
Includes bonus, healthcare, and retirement
10 + years experience
12 + years experience
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