Architects (Except Landscape and Naval) Salary Information in Pennsylvania

The average annual and hourly salaries for architects (except landscape and naval) in the state of Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of architects (except landscape and naval) among Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,860
25th Percentile Wage
$53,450
50th Percentile Wage
$69,720
75th Percentile Wage
$93,380
90th Percentile Wage
$120,710

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for architects (except landscape and naval) in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $120,710. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $69,720. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,860.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20.61
25th Percentile Wage
$25.70
50th Percentile Wage
$33.52
75th Percentile Wage
$44.90
90th Percentile Wage
$58.04

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for architects (except landscape and naval) in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $58.04. The median hourly salary is $33.52. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20.61.

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
201669,720-7.93%-9.90%
201575,250-2.13%-
201476,850-2.46%-
201378,7402.69%-
201276,620--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of architects (except landscape and naval) in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of architects (except landscape and naval) in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $61,980 to $84,040. The highest paying area for architects (except landscape and naval) in Pennsylvania is Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton with a median annual salary of $84,040. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Newark-Union (mean annual salary $81,600). The lowest paying area is Lancaster with a median annual salary of $61,980.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$84,040
Newark-Union
$81,600
Reading
$80,010
York-Hanover
$76,170
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$70,990
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$70,750
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$70,620
Pittsburgh
$68,830
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$68,560
Erie
$67,590
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$65,450
Philadelphia
$62,420
Lancaster
$61,980


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