Architects (Except Naval) Salary in Sector of Manufacturing

The salary statistics of architects (except naval) in the industry sector of manufacturing are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare architects (except naval) salaries in different industries within the manufacturing sector.

Average Annual Salary of Architects (Except Naval)

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for architects (except naval) in the industry sector of manufacturing. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) architects (except naval) is $112,260. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $62,080. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid architects (except naval) is $39,770.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of architects (except naval) in the industry sector of manufacturing from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth

Compare Architects (Except Naval) Salary in Different Industries within the Manufacturing Sector

The average salaries of architects (except naval) in six industries in the manufacturing sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for architects (except naval) occupations is the office furniture (including fixtures) manufacturing industry with an annual salary $76,330. The lowest paying industry is the other wood product manufacturing industry (annual salary $46,930). For detailed architects (except naval) salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
Wood Product Manufacturing
Other Wood Product Manufacturing

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].


Highest paying industries for architects (except naval).