Architects (Except Landscape and Naval) Salary Information in North Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for architects (except landscape and naval) in the state of North Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of architects (except landscape and naval) amongst North Carolina metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Architects (Except Landscape and Naval) in North Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$54,840
25th Percentile Wage
$65,390
50th Percentile Wage
$78,660
75th Percentile Wage
$97,750
90th Percentile Wage
$127,200

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for architects (except landscape and naval) in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $127,200. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $78,660. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $54,840.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26.37
25th Percentile Wage
$31.44
50th Percentile Wage
$37.82
75th Percentile Wage
$47.00
90th Percentile Wage
$61.15

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for architects (except landscape and naval) in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $61.15. The median hourly salary is $37.82. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26.37.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201678,6602.45%7.34%
201576,7302.67%-
201474,6803.72%-
201371,900-1.38%-
201272,890--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Architects (Except Landscape and Naval) in North Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of architects (except landscape and naval) in some North Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of architects (except landscape and naval) in state of North Carolina ranges from $47,240 to $88,250. The highest paying area for architects (except landscape and naval) in North Carolina is Wilmington with a median annual salary of $88,250. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Winston-Salem (mean annual salary $85,850). The lowest paying area is Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $47,240.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Wilmington
$88,250
Winston-Salem
$85,850
Durham-Chapel Hill
$82,750
Greensboro-High Point
$76,850
Raleigh-Cary
$72,850
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$63,810
Asheville
$58,200
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$47,240


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