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Architect Average Salary in Czech Republic 2020

How much money does an Architect make in Czech Republic?


Average Monthly Salary
68,500 CZK
( 823,000 CZK yearly)

LOW
33,600
CZK
AVERAGE
68,500
CZK
HIGH
107,000
CZK

A person working as an Architect in Czech Republic typically earns around 68,500 CZK per month. Salaries range from 33,600 CZK (lowest) to 107,000 CZK (highest).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Architect salaries vary drastically based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find a detailed breakdown based on many different criteria.

Architect Salary Distribution in Czech Republic

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The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    Architect salaries in Czech Republic range from 33,600 CZK per month (minimum salary) to 107,000 CZK per month (maximum salary).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 69,900 CZK per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Architect(s) are earning less than 69,900 CZK while the other half are earning more than 69,900 CZK. 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.

  • Percentiles

    Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of Architect(s) are earning less than 46,600 CZK while 75% of them are earning more than 46,600 CZK. Also from the diagram, 75% of Architect(s) are earning less than 90,200 CZK while 25% are earning more than 90,200 CZK.


What is the difference between the median and the average salary?

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 plenty of room for improvement. If your wage is between the average and the median, then things can be a bit complicated. We wrote a guide to explain all about the different scenarios. How to compare your salary

Architect Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

How does experience and age affect your pay?

Salary comparison by years of experience monthly Czech Republic Architect
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The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher your wage. We broke down Architect salaries by experience level and this is what we found.

An Architect with less than two years of experience makes approximately 39,800 CZK per month.

While someone with an experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 51,200 CZK per month, 29% more than someone with less than two year's experience.

Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 70,600 CZK per month, 38% more than someone with two to five years of experience.

On average, a person's salary doubles their starting salary by the time they cross the 10 years* experience mark.
* Based on the average change in salary over time. Salary variations differ from person to person.

Additionally, Architect(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 87,500 CZK per month, 24% more than someone with five to ten years of experience.

If the experience level is between fifteen and twenty years, then the expected wage is 93,700 CZK per month, 7% more than someone with ten to fifteen years of experience.

Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 100,000 CZK per month, 7% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.


Architect average salary change by experience in Czech Republic

0 - 2 Years
39,800 CZK
2 - 5 Years+29%
51,200 CZK
5 - 10 Years+38%
70,600 CZK
10 - 15 Years+24%
87,500 CZK
15 - 20 Years+7%
93,700 CZK
20+ Years+7%
100,000 CZK
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Typical Salary Progress for Most Careers

Salary Comparison By Experience Level
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Architect Salary Comparison By Education

How do education levels affect salaries?

Displayed below is the average salary difference between different Architect(s) who have the same experience but different education levels.

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We all know that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add to your income? We broke down Architect salaries by education level in order to make a comparison.

When the education level is Bachelor's Degree, the average salary of an Architect is 49,700 CZK per month.

While someone with a Master's Degree gets a salary of 79,800 CZK per month, 60% more than someone having a Bachelor's Degree degree.


Architect average salary difference by education level in Czech Republic

Bachelor's Degree
49,700 CZK
Master's Degree+60%
79,800 CZK
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Is a Master's degree or an MBA worth it? Should you pursue higher education?

A Master's degree program or any post-graduate program in Czech Republic costs anywhere from 305,000 Czech Koruna(s) to 914,000 Czech Koruna(s) and lasts approximately two years. That is quite an investment.

You can't really expect any salary increases during the study period, assuming you already have a job. In most cases, a salary review is conducted once education is completed and the degree has been attained.

Many people pursue higher education as a tactic to switch into a higher paying job. The numbers seem to support the thoery. The average increase in compensation while changing jobs is approximately 10% more than the customary salary increment.

If you can afford the costs of higher education, the return on investment is definitely worth it. You should be able to recover the costs in roughly a year or so.


Typical Salary Difference by Education for Most Careers

Salary Comparison By Education Level
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Architect Salary Comparison By Gender

Salary comparison by gender monthly Czech Republic Architect
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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 Czech Republic earn 6% more than their female counterparts on average.

Male
70,300 CZK
Female-5%
66,400 CZK
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Czech Republic for all Careers

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Architect Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Czech Republic

How much are annual salary increments in Czech Republic for Architect(s)? How often do employees get salary raises?

Architect

Architect(s) in Czech Republic are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 11% every 19 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 8% granted to employees every 18 months.

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The figures provided here are averages of numbers. Those figures should be taken as general guidelines. Salary increments will vary from person to person and depend on many factors, but your performance and contribution to the success of the organization remain the most important factors in determining how much and how often you will be granted a raise.

Czech Republic / All Professions

The term 'Annual Salary Increase' usually refers to the increase in 12 calendar month period, but because it is rarely that people get their salaries reviewed exactly on the one year mark, it is more meaningful to know the frequency and the rate at the time of the increase.

How to calculate the salary increment percentage?

The annual salary Increase in a calendar year (12 months) can be easily calculated as follows: Annual Salary Increase = Increase Rate x 12 ÷ Increase Frequency

The average salary increase in one year (12 months) in Czech Republic is 5%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2019

Banking
3%
Energy
6%
Information Technology
9%
Healthcare
3%
Travel
6%
Construction
9%
Education
3%

Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Czech Republic for the year 2019. Companies within thriving industries tend to provide higher and more frequent raises. Exceptions do exist, but generally speaking, the situation of any company is closely related to the economic situation in the country or region. These figures tend to change frequently.


Worldwide Salary Raises: All Countries and All Jobs

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Architect Bonus and Incentive Rates in Czech Republic

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Czech Republic Architect
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An Architect is considered to be a high bonus-based job due to the generally limited involvement in direct revenue generation, with exceptions of course. The people who get the highest bonuses are usually somehow involved in the revenue generation cycle.

19% of surveyed staff reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 81% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 5% to 9% of their annual salary.

Received Bonus
81%
No Bonus
19%

Types of Bonuses Considered

Individual Performance-Based Bonuses

The most standard form of bonus where the employee is awarded based on their exceptional performance.

Company Performance Bonuses

Occasionally, some companies like to celebrate excess earnings and profits with their staff collectively in the form of bonuses that are granted to everyone. The amount of the bonus will probably be different from person to person depending on their role within the organization.

Goal-Based Bonuses

Granted upon achieving an important goal or milestone.

Holiday / End of Year Bonuses

These types of bonuses are given without a reason and usually resemble an appreciation token.

Bonuses Are Not Commissions!

People tend to confuse bonuses with commissions. A commission is a prefixed rate at which someone gets paid for items sold or deals completed while a bonus is in most cases arbitrary and unplanned.


What makes a position worthy of good bonuses and a high salary?

The main two types of jobs

Revenue GeneratorsSupporting Cast

Employees that are directly involved in generating revenue or profit for the organization. Their field of expertise usually matches the type of business.

Employees that support and facilitate the work of revenue generators. Their expertise is usually different from that of the core business operations.

Example:
A graphics designer working for a graphics designing company.

Example:
A graphic designer in the marketing department of a hospital.


Revenue generators usually get more and higher bonuses, higher salaries, and more frequent salary increments. The reason is quite simple: it is easier to quantify your value to the company in monetary terms when you participate in revenue generation.

Try to work for companies where your skills can generate revenue. We can't all generate revenue and that's perfectly fine.

Bonus Comparison by Seniority Level

Top management personnel and senior employees naturally exhibit higher bonus rates and frequencies than juniors. This is very predictable due to the inherent responsibilities of being higher in the hierarchy. People in top positions can easily get double or triple bonus rates than employees down the pyramid.

Architect Average Hourly Wage in Czech Republic


400 CZK per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Czech Republic is 400 CZK. This means that the average Architect in Czech Republic earns approximately 400 CZK for every worked hour.


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

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one worked 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 the annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximations and are considered to be the standard. One major difference between salaried employees and hourly paid employees is overtime eligibility. Salaried employees are usually exempt from overtime as opposed to hourly paid staff.

Architect VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Architect and Architecture monthly Czech Republic
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The average salary for Architect is 21% more than that of Architecture. Also, Architecture salaries are 7% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary comparison with similar jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Architect68,500 CZK-0%
Architectural Designer69,000 CZK+1%
Architectural Drafter27,800 CZK-59%
Architectural Manager110,000 CZK+60%
Architectural Technician39,900 CZK-42%
Architecture Consultant101,000 CZK+47%
Architecture Estimating Manager81,600 CZK+19%
Architecture Specifications Writer27,400 CZK-60%
Assistant Architectural Manager97,300 CZK+42%
CAD Drafter30,000 CZK-56%
CAD Manager70,700 CZK+3%
Design and Decoration Assistant31,700 CZK-54%
Design Manager93,300 CZK+36%
Drafting Supervisor49,600 CZK-28%
Facilities and Project Manager95,500 CZK+39%
Facility Planner55,200 CZK-19%
Interior Design Assistant25,800 CZK-62%
Interior Designer57,300 CZK-16%
Kitchen Designer35,400 CZK-48%
Landscape Architect86,700 CZK+26%
Landscape Artist46,100 CZK-33%
Landscaper42,400 CZK-38%
Mapping Technician27,200 CZK-60%
Mechanical Drafter34,000 CZK-50%
Photogrammetrist29,100 CZK-58%

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Prague76,500 CZK

Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector employees in Czech Republic earn 7% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
59,100 CZK
Public Sector+7%
63,300 CZK
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

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