Architects (Except Naval) Salary in Sector of Retail Trade

The salary statistics of architects (except naval) in the industry sector of retail trade are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare architects (except naval) salaries in different industries within the retail trade sector.

Average Annual Salary of Architects (Except Naval)

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for architects (except naval) in the industry sector of retail trade. 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 $79,500. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $53,190. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid architects (except naval) is $33,230.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of architects (except naval) in the industry sector of retail trade from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
6.96% -0.98%
3.88% -
-9.67% -
3.01% -
-6.15% -
- -

Compare Architects (Except Naval) Salary in Different Industries within the Retail Trade Sector

The average salaries of architects (except naval) in three industries in the retail trade 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 building material and supplies dealers industry with an annual salary $65,710. The lowest paying industry is the lawn and garden equipment and supplies stores industry (annual salary $51,090). For detailed architects (except naval) salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Building Material and Supplies Dealers
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].


Highest paying industries for architects (except naval).