Architects (Except Landscape and Naval) Salary Information in Virginia

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46,420
25th Percentile Wage
$58,730
50th Percentile Wage
$78,160
75th Percentile Wage
$102,700
90th Percentile Wage
$140,460

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for architects (except landscape and naval) in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $140,460. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $78,160. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $46,420.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22.32
25th Percentile Wage
$28.24
50th Percentile Wage
$37.58
75th Percentile Wage
$49.38
90th Percentile Wage
$67.53

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for architects (except landscape and naval) in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $67.53. The median hourly salary is $37.58. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22.32.

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
201678,1601.19%1.70%
201577,2300.76%-
201476,640-1.76%-
201377,9901.49%-
201276,830--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of architects (except landscape and naval) in some Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of architects (except landscape and naval) in state of Virginia ranges from $62,010 to $85,110. The highest paying area for architects (except landscape and naval) in Virginia is Richmond with a median annual salary of $85,110. The second highest paying city/area in Virginia State is Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol (mean annual salary $77,530). The lowest paying area is Lynchburg with a median annual salary of $62,010.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Richmond
$85,110
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol
$77,530
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News
$76,830
Charlottesville
$72,800
Roanoke
$70,220
Lynchburg
$62,010


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