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Building architect salary in Chicago, IL

How much does a Building Architect make in Chicago, IL?

Average base salary

below national average
Average $76,016
Low $48,280
High $119,687
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a building architect is $76,016 per year in Chicago, IL. 8 salaries reported, updated at April 18, 2023

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Top companies for Building Architects in Chicago, IL

  1. City of San Jose
    168 reviews5 salaries reported
    $95,337per year
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Highest paying cities for Building Architects near Chicago, IL

  1. Dallas, TX
    $110,312 per year
    25 salaries reported
  2. Houston, TX
    $103,343 per year
    10 salaries reported
  3. New York, NY
    $92,844 per year
    88 salaries reported
  1. Denver, CO
    $92,126 per year
    10 salaries reported
  2. Atlanta, GA
    $91,560 per year
    8 salaries reported
  3. San Francisco, CA
    $87,792 per year
    11 salaries reported
  1. Seattle, WA
    $87,027 per year
    9 salaries reported
  2. Los Angeles, CA
    $85,247 per year
    47 salaries reported
  3. Evanston, IL
    $79,521 per year
    5 salaries reported
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Most common benefits for Building Architects

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 13 ratings

46% of Building Architects in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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