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Architect Average Salary in Italy 2019

How much money does an Architect make in Italy?

3,343 EUR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working as an Architect in Italy typically earns around 3,343 EUR per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Architect salaries may differ drasticlty based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find detialed breakdown based on many different criteria.

Architect Salary Distribution in Italy

Median and salary distribution monthly Italy Architect

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

Architect salaries in Italy range between 1,571 EUR per month (minimum salary) to 4,947 EUR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 3,276 EUR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Architect are earning less than 3,276 EUR while the other half are earning more than 3,276 EUR. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.

Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of people working as Architect are earning less than 2,181 EUR while 75% of them are earning more than 2,181 EUR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working as Architect are earning less than 3,947 EUR while 25% are earning more than 3,947 EUR.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary? What should you be looking at?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plently of room for improvement. If your wage is in between the average and median, then things can be a bit confusing. We have written a guide to explain all the different senarios. How to compare your salary

Architect Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

0 - 2 Years    =  
1,807 EUR
2 - 5 Years    +37%  
2,483 EUR
5 - 10 Years    +12%  
2,786 EUR
10 - 15 Years    +22%  
3,394 EUR
15 - 20 Years    +18%  
4,002 EUR
20+ Years    +16%  
4,626 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Experience level is the most important factor in determining your salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher your wage. We broke down Architect salaries by experience level. An Architect with less than two years of experience makes approximatly 1,807 EUR per month. While someone with experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 2,483 EUR per month, 37% more than someone with less than two year's experience. Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 2,786 EUR per month, 12% more than a person with two to five years of experience. Additionally, Architect(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 3,394 EUR per month, 22% more than a person with five to ten years of experience. If the experience level is between fifteen and twenty years, then the expected wage is 4,002 EUR per month, 18% more than a person with ten to fifteen years of experience. Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 4,626 EUR per month, 16% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.


Salary comparison by years of experience monthly Italy Architect

Architect Salary Comparison By Education

Certificate or Diploma    =  
2,280 EUR
Bachelor's Degree    +47%  
3,343 EUR
Master's Degree    +15%  
3,850 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

We all know that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add into your income? We broke down Architect salaries by education level in order to make a comparison. When the education level is Certificate or Diploma, the average salary of an Architect is 2,280 EUR per month. While someone with a Bachelor's Degree gets a salary of 3,343 EUR per month, 47% more than someone with Certificate or Diploma. A Master's Degree gets its holder an average salary of 3,850 EUR per month, 15% more than someone with Bachelor's Degree.


Salary comparison by education level monthly Italy Architect


Architect Salary Comparison By Gender

Female    =  
3,125 EUR
Male    +16%  
3,610 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male Architect employees in Italy earn 16% more than their female counterparts.

Salary comparison by gender monthly Italy Architect

Public / Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Private Sector    =  
2,958 EUR
Public Sector    +28%  
3,777 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the goverment? Public sector Architect employees in Italy earn 28% more than their private sector counterparts.

Public vs private sector salaries monthly Italy Architect

Architect Salary Trend and Forecast in Italy

How are Architect salaries changing over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Salary trends and forecast monthly Italy Architect
Average Salary 2016    =  
3,076 EUR
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
3,190 EUR
Average Salary 2018    +2%  
3,251 EUR
Average Salary 2019    +3%  
3,343 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Architect salaries in Italy are on the rise in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 3% higher than those of 2018. The trend suggests a slow yet continous increase in pay in 2020 and future years. These numbers differ slightly from industry to another.

Architect Average Hourly Wage in Italy

19 EUR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Italy for Architect is 19 EUR. This means that the average Architect in Italy earns approximatly 19 EUR for every worked hour.


Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one working hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximation and they are considered to the be the standard.

Architect VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Architect and Architecture monthly ItalyWe compared Italy salaries for Architect, Architecture, and All Jobs and we found that Architect salaries are 7% more than those of Architecture. We also found out that Architecture salaries are 15% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary comparison with similar jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Architect3,343 EUR=
Architectural Designer3,313 EUR-1%
Architectural Drafter2,720 EUR-19%
Architectural Manager4,195 EUR+25%
Architectural Technician3,411 EUR+2%
Architecture Consultant3,510 EUR+5%
Architecture Estimating Manager3,817 EUR+14%
Architecture Specifications Writer2,475 EUR-26%
Assistant Architectural Manager4,019 EUR+20%
CAD Drafter2,842 EUR-15%
CAD Manager3,624 EUR+8%
Design and Decoration Assistant2,952 EUR-12%
Design Manager3,884 EUR+16%
Drafting Supervisor3,126 EUR-6%
Facilities and Project Manager4,322 EUR+29%
Facility Planner3,708 EUR+11%
Interior Design Assistant2,660 EUR-20%
Interior Designer3,726 EUR+11%
Kitchen Designer3,172 EUR-5%
Landscape Architect3,646 EUR+9%
Landscape Artist3,122 EUR-7%
Landscaper2,910 EUR-13%
Mapping Technician2,767 EUR-17%
Mechanical Drafter3,168 EUR-5%
Photogrammetrist2,785 EUR-17%

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Bologna3,490 EUR
Catania3,281 EUR
Genova3,268 EUR
Milano3,735 EUR
Napoli3,615 EUR
Palermo3,382 EUR
Parma3,289 EUR
Rome3,857 EUR
Torino3,498 EUR
Trieste3,309 EUR
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