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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,990
25th Percentile Wage
$53,940
50th Percentile Wage
$69,240
75th Percentile Wage
$92,970
90th Percentile Wage
$118,150

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 $118,150. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $69,240. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $43,990.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of architects (except landscape and naval) from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$69,240
-0.69% -10.66%
2016
$69,720
-7.93% -
2015
$75,250
-2.13% -
2014
$76,850
-2.46% -
2013
$78,740
2.69% -
2012
$76,620
- -

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 $63,490 to $88,990. The highest paying area for architects (except landscape and naval) in Pennsylvania is State College with a median annual salary of $88,990. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is York-Hanover (mean annual salary $85,680). The lowest paying area is Lancaster with a median annual salary of $63,490.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
State College
$88,990
York-Hanover
$85,680
Newark-Union
$81,910
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$78,510
Reading
$77,530
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$72,700
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$72,530
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$71,420
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$71,290
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$70,750
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$68,080
Erie
$67,590
Pittsburgh
$65,060
Philadelphia
$64,370
Lancaster
$63,490




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