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

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

Average Annual Salary of Architects (Except Landscape and Naval)

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,640
25th Percentile Wage
$65,620
50th Percentile Wage
$83,250
75th Percentile Wage
$117,760
90th Percentile Wage
$151,770

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for architects (except landscape and 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 landscape and naval) is $151,770. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $83,250. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid architects (except landscape and naval) is $52,640.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of architects (except landscape and naval) in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$83,250
6.73% 8.30%
2016
$77,650
2.23% -
2015
$75,920
-8.75% -
2014
$82,560
2.63% -
2013
$80,390
5.04% -
2012
$76,340
- -

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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