Architect nowadays is seen as one of the most prestigious professions we can find out there. We can see that there are a lot of buildings with various architectural concepts and designs we can easily find out there. All of those buildings are definitely the creations and art works of architects. They planned and designed their client’s building based on their taste and also requirements. Since an architect needs to combine artistic sense and also scientific skill as well, therefore, it is no wonder that architect’s salary can be categorized as the one of the most prestigious jobs with paying salaries among all.
We all know that there are a lot of specializations you need to decide in order to become a professional architect. Definitely, the salary range for each architect specialist will vary from one to another. For a common architect who is not specializing in naval architecture or landscape architecture, the average salary they get each year is around thirty thousand US Dollar to forty five thousand US Dollar. As for those who have more than 4 years experience, the average salary is around forty thousand US Dollar to fifty thousand US Dollar. If you are a senior architect who have been experienced for more than ten years then you can possibly earn up to one hundred thousand US Dollar per year.
IT architect, or also known as Information Technology architect, is definitely a more paying profession than common architect. The beginner IT architect’s salary starts from forty eight thousand US Dollar to seventy thousand US Dollar per year, definitely higher compared to the average salary of common architect. Moreover, this type of architect will be able to earn salary up to eighty five thousand US Dollar per year, with one to four years experience. Ten years later, an IT architect will even be able to gain more than a hundred and thirty thousand US Dollar per year.
Solution architect is an architect that is specializing in giving advice and solutions to their clients regarding architectural matters. The average starting salary of solution architect is very high, between sixty four thousand US Dollar and a hundred thousand US Dollar each year. According to the data in 2011, their salary will also be able to reach one hundred and five thousand US Dollar per year after five years experience. For those who have already had experiences for more than nineteen years, the average salary will rise up to one hundred and thirty five thousand US Dollar each year. Amazing, isn’t it?
Among the two architect specialists we have discussed previously, a design architect’s salary is lower. It is understandable since design architect will typically do designing or planning project only. For beginner in design architect job, you can get annual salary between thirty five thousand US Dollar and forty eight thousand US Dollar. Even another four year experience will not do much, you may only gain a thousand US Dollar difference. However, if you have a great record in this field it will possible for your to get annual salary up to one hundred thousand US Dollar.