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Architect Average Salary in Philippines 2019

How much money does an Architect make in Philippines?

41,923 PHP per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working as an Architect in Philippines typically earns around 41,923 PHP 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 Philippines

Median and salary distribution monthly Philippines Architect

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

Architect salaries in Philippines range between 17,188 PHP per month (minimum salary) to 64,561 PHP per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 43,600 PHP per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Architect are earning less than 43,600 PHP while the other half are earning more than 43,600 PHP. 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 27,355 PHP while 75% of them are earning more than 27,355 PHP. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working as Architect are earning less than 58,407 PHP while 25% are earning more than 58,407 PHP.

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    =  
19,794 PHP
2 - 5 Years    +37%  
27,136 PHP
5 - 10 Years    +26%  
34,242 PHP
10 - 15 Years    +21%  
41,348 PHP
15 - 20 Years    +17%  
48,454 PHP
20+ Years    +24%  
60,061 PHP
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 19,794 PHP per month. While someone with experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 27,136 PHP 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 34,242 PHP per month, 26% 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 41,348 PHP per month, 21% 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 48,454 PHP per month, 17% 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 60,061 PHP per month, 24% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.

Salary comparison by years of experience monthly Philippines Architect

Architect Salary Comparison By Education

Certificate or Diploma    =  
25,005 PHP
Bachelor's Degree    +40%  
34,953 PHP
Master's Degree    +41%  
49,165 PHP
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 25,005 PHP per month. While someone with a Bachelor's Degree gets a salary of 34,953 PHP per month, 40% more than someone with Certificate or Diploma. A Master's Degree gets its holder an average salary of 49,165 PHP per month, 41% more than someone with Bachelor's Degree.

Salary comparison by education level monthly Philippines Architect

Architect Salary Comparison By Gender

Female    =  
37,940 PHP
Male    +21%  
45,906 PHP
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 Philippines earn 21% more than their female counterparts.

Salary comparison by gender monthly Philippines Architect

Public / Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Private Sector    =  
35,844 PHP
Public Sector    +34%  
48,002 PHP
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 Philippines earn 34% more than their private sector counterparts.

Public vs private sector salaries monthly Philippines Architect

Architect Salary Trend and Forecast in Philippines

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 Philippines Architect
Average Salary 2016    =  
37,594 PHP
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
38,985 PHP
Average Salary 2018    +4%  
40,427 PHP
Average Salary 2019    +4%  
41,923 PHP
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Architect salaries in Philippines are on the rise in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 4% 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 Philippines

242 PHP per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Philippines for Architect is 242 PHP. This means that the average Architect in Philippines earns approximatly 242 PHP 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 PhilippinesWe compared Philippines salaries for Architect, Architecture, and All Jobs and we found that Architect salaries are 2% less 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
Architect41,923 PHP=
Architectural Designer44,414 PHP+6%
Architectural Drafter35,253 PHP-16%
Architectural Manager52,529 PHP+25%
Architectural Technician43,487 PHP+4%
Architecture Consultant47,443 PHP+13%
Architecture Estimating Manager49,268 PHP+18%
Architecture Specifications Writer31,821 PHP-24%
Assistant Architectural Manager52,287 PHP+25%
CAD Drafter38,006 PHP-9%
CAD Manager47,690 PHP+14%
Design and Decoration Assistant38,180 PHP-9%
Design Manager48,942 PHP+17%
Drafting Supervisor37,731 PHP-10%
Facilities and Project Manager53,938 PHP+29%
Facility Planner44,713 PHP+7%
Interior Design Assistant31,837 PHP-24%
Interior Designer47,999 PHP+14%
Kitchen Designer41,413 PHP-1%
Landscape Architect45,434 PHP+8%
Landscape Artist42,067 PHP+0%
Landscaper37,886 PHP-10%
Mapping Technician36,584 PHP-13%
Mechanical Drafter38,159 PHP-9%
Photogrammetrist34,936 PHP-17%

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Antipolo48,876 PHP
Cagayan de Oro43,874 PHP
Cebu47,150 PHP
Dasmarinas40,232 PHP
Davao53,209 PHP
Kalookan48,692 PHP
Las Pinas44,437 PHP
Makati42,940 PHP
Manila51,125 PHP
Paranaque46,877 PHP
Pasig47,320 PHP
Quezon City52,728 PHP
Taguig48,431 PHP
Valenzuela43,414 PHP
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