Architect salary in California

Average salary
$92,500/yr
Based on 1,690 income tax records
$38,000
$207,500
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
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56+
 
$56K
 
$78K
 
$99K
 
$119K
 
$117K
$38,000
$207,500
How much do Architects make?
The average total salary for a Architect is $92,500 per year. This is based on data from 1,690 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Architect and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Architect salary can vary between $38,000 to $207,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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Architect salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Dg Architects, California
10 income tax records
$138,000/yr
$110K – $207K
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Nbbj, California
16 income tax records
$115,000/yr
$80K – $180K
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Hammel Green And, California
15 income tax records
$114,500/yr
$72K – $241K
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Hks, California
17 income tax records
$114,000/yr
$71K – $150K
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Gensler, California
91 income tax records
$110,500/yr
$66K – $319K
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US Department Of Defense, California
15 income tax records
$109,000/yr
$85K – $130K
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City And County Of San Francisco, California
12 income tax records
$106,000/yr
$51K – $147K
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University Of California, California
17 income tax records
$105,000/yr
$39K – $179K
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State Of California, California
18 income tax records
$101,000/yr
$59K – $127K
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Smithgroup, California
25 income tax records
$98,000/yr
$64K – $193K
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Perkins And Will, California
11 income tax records
$97,500/yr
$68K – $141K
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Wrns Studio, California
13 income tax records
$97,500/yr
$74K – $159K
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Gehry Partners, California
10 income tax records
$97,000/yr
$62K – $172K
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TriNet, California
19 income tax records
$91,500/yr
$30K – $128K
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Dlr Group, California
14 income tax records
$89,000/yr
$71K – $150K
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Skidmore Owings, California
26 income tax records
$86,000/yr
$57K – $147K
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ADP, California
26 income tax records
$83,500/yr
$41K – $161K
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Cannon Design, California
10 income tax records
$82,000/yr
$59K – $136K
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Hmc Group, California
17 income tax records
$80,000/yr
$37K – $201K
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Ware Malcomb, California
13 income tax records
$75,000/yr
$58K – $112K
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Callisonrtkl, California
12 income tax records
$74,500/yr
$55K – $136K

Architect demographics in California

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50% are single
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50% are married
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35% have kids
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56% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Architects in California

1,690 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a architect in California is $92,500 per year. Architect salaries in California can vary between $38,000 to $207,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 1,690 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as architect.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for architects in California: Dg Architects ($138,000 a year), Nbbj ($115,000 a year), and Hammel Green And ($114,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for architects in California: Alameda, CA ($123,500 a year), Walnut Creek, CA ($121,000 a year), and South Pasadena, CA ($106,500 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.