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Architects (Except Naval) Salary in Sector of Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation

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

Average Annual Salary of Architects (Except Naval)

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$51,100
25th Percentile Wage
$60,390
50th Percentile Wage
$76,270
75th Percentile Wage
$101,060
90th Percentile Wage
$126,190

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for architects (except naval) in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation. 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 $126,190. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $76,270. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid architects (except naval) is $51,100.

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 arts, entertainment, and recreation from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201676,270-4.75%-0.43%
201579,890-9.23%-
201487,2602.38%-
201385,18010.07%-
201276,600--

Compare Architects (Except Naval) Salary in Different Industries within the Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Sector

The average salaries of architects (except naval) in four industries in the arts, entertainment, and recreation 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 amusement, gambling, and recreation industries industry with an annual salary $79,900. The lowest paying industry is the museums, historical sites, and similar institutions industry (annual salary $64,290). For detailed architects (except naval) salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$79,900
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries
$78,830
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$64,290
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$64,290

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



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