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What is the kind of salary a Architect would get as a fresher?

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RE: What is the kind of salary a Architect would get as a fresher?

Deepak Rana
Deepak Rana
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Since the last decade, there has been increased requirement for luxury accommodation, shopping malls, renovations, alterations, and uniquely designed buildings. So, a profession in architecture is very rewarding nowadays. Architecture salary in India offered by different private and government organizations is also very lucrative, and come with various benefits and perquisites. Some of the health and other benefits offered are -

- Medical benefits (41%)
- Dental benefits (5%)
- Vision benefits (5%)

Quick Facts

  • The percentage of males for architectural jobs in India is 57.
  • The percentage of females for architectural jobs in India is 43%.
  • The average salary range for female architects in India - Rs 1,72,585 to Rs 4,92,687
  • The average salary range for male architects in India - Rs 2,59,416 to Rs 7,16,435

Top Architectural Firms in India
- Architect Hafeez Contractor
- Archkons
- Sanon Sen & Associates (S&S)
- SPAN Consultants Private Limited
- C. P. Kukreja Associates

- Prem Nath & Associates
- SEMAC Private Limited
- OCI Architects

Average Salary for Architects (as per different designations) in India

Salary range of most popular architectural industries in India are -

Salary Range for Architects as per Degrees

RE: What is the kind of salary a Architect would get as a fresher?

Rahul Shinde
Rahul Shinde
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Career Consultant at Pinnacle School of Business Management
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Greeting's for the day!!!

Architects are the real creators of amazing building s and structures. Skyscapeers in metro cities would not have been possible without them. While capitalism furthers the growth and prosperity of human race, tall building with beautiful designs and glory show the grandur. The rebuilding of 'Twin Towers' collapsed in 9/11 incident and other towers and structures shows the real dint of human talent and excellence, creativity and vision.

Required Personal/ Professional Skills:
A person requires sound Interpersonal & Communications skills and immense physical stamina to get into the profession of architecture. He is expected to work on desk as well as on construction site. Excellent memory and sound concentration level, flexibility, patience, team spirit, responsibilit, and accountability, etc. are some common personality traits which are essential for professional success in architecture and design. But it is the righr credentials in the academics which matters the most in architecture.

Job Prospects:
Architects can work with construction companies wherein they are asked to serve as a designer. Initially an architect is expected to understand specific requirements of clients and strike a right balance betwwen aesthetics and practicality. Additionally, and architect with skills can help clients by his ideas in terms of balancing the requirements of appearance, financial budget and time frame. Some architects even work independently and learn their livelihood through consultancy fees which entirely depends upon the skills and the profile as well as work expereince.

Most of the jobs in architecture come up in government organizations such as Public Works Department, the Archaeological Department, Ministry of Defense, National building Organization, Town & Country Planning Organization, National Institute of Urban Affairs, Department of Railways, Post and Telegraphs, Public Sector Undertakings, Housing and Urben Development Corporation, National Building Construction Corporation Lts, etc. While some other organizations or bodies like State Departments, Housing Boards, Local bodies for Construction Work, Builders, Archtecture Firms, Consultants, etc. also hire architects.

Pay Packet:
Starting salary for an architect fresher can be in the range of Rs. 20K- 30K. the growth is registered after 2+ years. Cndidate with work experience of more than 5 years can get salary in the range of Rs. 50K- 60K. The demmand is expected to increase in next couple of decades as India is going to expand FDI in real estate and it will attract huge money from foreign companies.

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