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Architects (Except Naval) Salary in Sector of Federal, State, and Local Government

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

Average Annual Salary of Architects (Except Naval)

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$58,970
25th Percentile Wage
$71,550
50th Percentile Wage
$86,890
75th Percentile Wage
$101,560
90th Percentile Wage
$117,680

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for architects (except naval) in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government. 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 $117,680. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $86,890. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid architects (except naval) is $58,970.

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 federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201686,8902.64%3.99%
201584,600-0.77%-
201485,2500.47%-
201384,8501.69%-
201283,420--

Compare Architects (Except Naval) Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of architects (except naval) in eight industries in the federal, state, and local government 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 federal government, including usps industry with an annual salary $92,880. The lowest paying industry is the state government, including schools and hospitals industry (annual salary $80,590). For detailed architects (except naval) salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Federal government, including USPS
$92,880
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$92,500
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$86,890
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$86,020
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$82,540
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$81,850
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$81,430
State government, including schools and hospitals
$80,590

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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