Architects earn an average salary of £33,316 or £15.20 per hour, with bonus and profit-sharing up to £1,015 and £1,100 respectively.
Pay by Experience Level for Architects
The entry-level, years of experience and the average salary for Architects are as follow:
Entry-level Architects with less than one-year experience earn £27,089 (bonus, overtime pay, and tips are included).
Early-career Architects, with 1-4 years of experience, can expect to earn £30,492.
Mid-career Architects, with 5-9 years of experience, will pocket £35,528.
Experienced Architects with 10-19 years of experience will make £39,889.
Late career Architects with more than twenty years’ experience can look forward to a total average of £44,557 compensation.
Essential Skills for Architects
How Become an Architect?
You need to be professional, highly motivated, and possess the ability to work hard and take the initiative. The qualification for entry into practice as an architect requires a high level of competence in all the domains of architecture. In addition to education and training, there are several needed or recommended qualifications that you need to demonstrate.
The most common qualification for architects is a diploma with any additional honors that can make you eligible for a license. A bachelor’s degree and any other degree that corresponds to the design field can be regarded as an architect’s qualification.
What Do Architects Do?
Architects oversee all aspects of a building, from business management to maintenance and beyond.
At the very top of the hierarchy is the Architecture Adviser, who provides advice to the Planning and Building Authority and oversees all phases of architectural service delivery, from the commissioning stage through to demolition and other final servicing activities.