The salary scale, also called the pay scale, is the number of benefits that an employee receives as their wage or salary from the employer, which depends on the employee’s position or rank, duration of employment, and the importance of work done. Various factors determine the salary scale of any particular profession and also the location, i.e. the city or country also is a major factor in the salary scale. The average monthly starting salary in India is INR ₹24,000, comparatively less than a fifth of what is paid in other developing countries.

Architects

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Architects plan, design, and review the development and construction of buildings and areas as a whole. The salary scales of Architects vary depending on various factors like location, job position, and experience of work. The work includes both interior and exterior designing of the structure. They prepare drawings and draft their designs, sometimes sketching by hand or using software. They also visit sites to ensure proper construction of the provided design plans.

Salary Scale in India    

The average Architect Salary in India is INR ₹3,92,500 per annum (INR ₹32,710 per month) which is INR ₹5000 higher than the national average salary in India. A fresh architect can expect an average starting salary of INR ₹1,37,800 up to the highest salary of about INR ₹10,00,000.

 

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Salary scales-The Junior Architects have the lowest salaries while more experienced ones like Senior Architects receive the highest salaries_©Author (Kush Godhani)
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Fresher Architects with less than three years of experience can expect INR ₹1,42,000, while mid-career Architects with 4-9 years expect around INR ₹3,47,800, while those with experienced ones can expect up to INR ₹7,38,000 on average.

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Salary Scale Abroad  

The salary scale for Architects abroad in foreign countries is according to some of the few top countries providing the highest salaries to Architects.

  1. THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

The average salary for an Architect is INR ₹56,24,419.  A fresher architect can expect INR ₹39,73,375, while mid-career Architects with 5-9 years of experience can earn up to INR ₹52,68,141, and experienced Architects with 10-19 years earns up to an average total of INR ₹70,15,240.

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  1. SWITZERLAND

Switzerland is a country with generally high wages for an architect. The average salary for an Architect is INR ₹51,20,346 in Switzerland. Fresher Architects can expect up to INR ₹42,10,562, while mid-career Architects with 5-9 years of experience can expect INR ₹50,72,869 and experienced Architects with 10-19 years of experience can earn up to INR ₹81,29,598 on average.

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  1. UNITED STATES

The average salary for an Architect is INR ₹50,54,819 per annum. Fresher Architects can expect up to INR ₹37,82,671, while mid-career Architects with 5-9 years of experience earn up to INR ₹49,76,013 and experienced Architects with 20 years or higher earn an average total of INR ₹67,28,501. The highest paying states are California, New Jersey, Delaware, Massachusetts, and Alaska. 

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  1. CHINA

The average salary for an architect is INR ₹48,98,860.  Fresher Architects will earn up to INR ₹33,84,293, while mid-career Architects with 5-9 years of experience earn an average of INR ₹67,44,517.

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  1. SINGAPORE

The average salary for an Architect in Singapore is INR ₹33,17,365 per annum. Fresher architects can earn up to INR ₹15,79,129, while mid-career Architects with 5-9 years of experience can earn up to INR ₹34,48,120 and experienced architects with 20 years of experience can earn up to INR ₹56,67,275 on average.

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Highest Average salary (per annum) of Architects in various Countries_©Author (Kush Godhani)

Interior Designer

Interior designers are professionals who create spaces with aesthetic, functional and reflect the mood of the users. They design the space to enhance the quality of living and work environment trying to make the user space as comfortable as possible. They have various factors to look for like colors, lighting, and decoration according to the client’s needs. Professionals with a certified degree from a recognized institution in Interior Designing are preferred. 

Salary Scale in India

The average salary for an Interior Designer can be INR ₹3,15,400 per annum (around INR ₹26,285 per month) which is INR ₹72,000 lower than the national average salary in India. They can expect an average starting salary of INR ₹9,850 and the highest salary can exceed INR ₹66,650.

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Fresher Interior Designers receive around INR ₹10,650, while mid-career designers with 4-9 years of experience earn around INR ₹23,450 while senior designers can expect up to INR ₹57,650 on average.

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Salary Scale Abroad

The salary scale for Interior Designers in abroad foreign countries is according to some of the few top countries providing the highest salaries to designers.

  1. DENMARK

The average interior designer earns INR ₹53,00,861 in Denmark. Fresher designers can expect to earn an average of INR ₹38,30,841. While senior-level designers with 8-10 years of experience earn an average salary of INR ₹65,14,055. The estimated salary potential for Interior Designer will increase 14% over 5 years.

  1. JAPAN

The average Interior Designer salary in Japan is INR ₹38,61,350. Fresher designers can expect to earn an average salary of INR ₹27,88,828 while a senior level designer with 8-10 years earns an average salary of INR ₹47,42,185. The estimated salary potential for interior designers will increase by 13% over 5 years.

  1. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

The average salary for an Interior Designer is INR ₹38,22,974 per annum in the USA. Fresh designers can expect to earn an average total of INR ₹30,63,438, while mid-career designers with 5-9 years of experience earn an average total of INR ₹42,22,857, and highly experienced designers with 20 years of experience earn around INR ₹44,84,416.

  1. CANADA

The average salary for an Interior Designer in Canada is INR ₹29,60,636 per annum. Fresher Designers can expect to earn an average total of INR ₹23,58,205, while a mid-career designer can earn up to an average total of INR ₹32,77,078 and an experienced designer with 20 years of experience can earn up to INR ₹35,71,809.

  1. CHINA

The average salary for an Interior Designer is INR ₹14,20,642 per annum in China. Fresher designers into the market can expect an average total of INR ₹13,74,856 while a mid-career designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average of INR ₹18,78,379.

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Highest Average salary (per annum) of Interior Designers in various Countries_©Author (Kush Godhani)

Graphic Designer

Graphic Designers are professionals who design graphics for media focusing on developing concepts, ideas, graphical presentations, and layouts for posters, product descriptions, logos, signage, etc.  

They manage factors like color, illustrations, fonts, and layout to present and communicate the idea or message of a product. They take care of logos, product packaging, printing press, websites, and much more. 

They must know design elements, like color, typography, and composition, also because of the artistic sensibility to effectively use these elements. Since most graphic design is made using software like Adobe Illustrator and InDesign, graphic designers must possess technical skills.

Salary Scale in India

The average salary of a Graphic Designer is INR ₹3,47,800 per annum (INR ₹28,983 per month) in India. They can expect an average starting income of INR ₹1,23,400 up to the highest amount exceeding INR ₹8,50,000.

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Fresher Graphic Designers earn an average of INR ₹1,34,170, while mid-career designers with 4-9 years of experience earn up to INR ₹3,12,900 and designers with 20 years of experience earn up to INR ₹6,72,300 on average.

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Salary scales_©Author (Kush Godhani)

Salary Scale Abroad

The salary scale for Graphic Designers abroad in foreign countries is according to some of the few top countries providing the highest salaries to designers.

  1. SWITZERLAND

The average salary that a Graphic Designer earns is INR ₹52,23,211 per annum in Switzerland. A fresher graphic designer earns an average total of INR ₹49,86,494 , while a mid-career designer with 5-9 years of experience can expect to earn an average total of INR ₹53,84,789 and an experienced designer with 20 years in the field can earn up to INR ₹70,27,330.

  1. UNITED STATES

The average salary for a Graphic Designer is INR ₹35,04,374 per annum in the USA. Fresher designers can expect to earn an average of INR ₹29,67,220, while a mid-career designer with 5-9 years can earn an average of INR ₹37,43,493 and experienced designers with 20 years in the field can expect an average total of INR ₹39,84,863.  

  1. GERMANY

The average salary for a Graphic Designer is INR ₹28,27,402 per annum in Germany. A Fresher Graphic Designer into the market can expect to earn an average total of INR ₹25,95,574, while a mid-career designer with 5-9 years of experience can expect to earn an average total of INR ₹29,72,295 and an experienced designer with 20 years in the industry can earn an average of INR ₹34,99,007.

  1. IRELAND

The average salary for a Graphic Designer is INR ₹25,66,511 per annum in Ireland. A Fresher designer in the market can expect to earn an average of a total INR ₹21,33,532, while a mid-career designer with 5-9 years in the market can expect to earn an average of INR ₹27,01,376 and an experienced designer can earn an average total of INR ₹36,50,613.

  1. UNITED KINGDOM

The average salary for a Graphic Designer is INR ₹23,41,961 per annum in the United Kingdom. A fresher designer in the market can expect an average total of INR ₹19,11,762, while a mid-career designer can earn an average total of  INR ₹25,14,101, and an experienced designer with 20 years in the industry can earn an average total of  INR ₹27,53,034.

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Highest Average salary (per annum) of Graphic Designers in various Countries_©Author (Kush Godhani)

Construction Project Manager

A construction project manager oversees building projects. Much of the work in this field is administrative with duties of estimating, quality control, managing employee schedules and project schedules, reviewing the work, and much more. The position requires a lot of experience in the industry.

Customer service skills are important, to be ready to gain customer satisfaction and to accumulate future jobs. Leadership skills come in handy, as the project manager will be overseeing the work of many different employees and parties. Usually, a bachelor’s degree in engineering is required.

Salary Scale in India

The average salary for a Construction Project Manager is around INR ₹9,88,000 (INR ₹53,540 per month) which is INR ₹6,00,000 higher than the national average salary in India. They can expect an average starting income of INR ₹4,01,000 up to the highest salary up to INR ₹20,00,000.

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Fresher Managers can earn up to an average amount of INR ₹4,15,240, while mid-career Managers can expect up to INR ₹8,87,500 and Managers with 20 years of experience earn up to INR ₹15,42,800 on average.

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Salary Scale Abroad

The salary scale for Construction Project Managers in abroad foreign countries is according to some of the few top countries providing the highest salaries to designers.

  1. SWITZERLAND 

The average salary of a Project Manager is INR ₹81,31,789 per annum in Switzerland. A fresh Project Manager in the market can expect to earn an average total of INR ₹65,86,749, while a mid-career manager with 5-9 years of experience can earn an average total of INR ₹91,88,922 and an experienced manager with 10-19 years in the market can earn an average of INR ₹97,58,147.

  1. UNITED STATES 

The average salary for a Project Manager is INR ₹56,60,947 per annum in the United States. A fresh Project Manager in the market can expect to earn an average total of INR ₹39,60,321, while a mid-career manager with 5-9 years of experience can earn an average total of $76,136 and an experienced manager with 20 years in the industry can earn an average total of INR ₹65,89,653. 

  1. AUSTRALIA 

The average salary for a Project Manager is INR ₹52,62,418 per annum in Australia. A fresher Project Manager into the market can expect to earn an average of INR ₹35,12,752, while a mid-career manager with 5-9 years of experience can earn an average of INR ₹57,42,662 and an experienced manager with 20 years of experience in the market can earn an average of INR ₹69,57,762.

  1. THE NETHERLANDS 

The average salary for a Project Manager is INR ₹48,27,770 per annum in the Netherlands. A fresher Project Manager in the market can expect to earn an average of INR ₹40,73,309, while a mid-career manager with 5-9 years of experience can earn an average of INR ₹47,52,902, and an experienced manager with 10-19 years in the market can earn an amount of INR ₹55,23,765. 

  1. GERMANY 

The average salary for a Project Manager is INR ₹46,30,614 per annum in Germany. A fresher Project Manager in the market can expect to earn an average total of INR ₹40,72,289, while a mid-career manager with 5-9 years of experience can earn an average of INR ₹46,30,614, and an experienced manager with 10-19 years in the market can earn INR ₹55,23,765.

Highest Average salary (per annum) of Construction Project Managers in various Countries_©Author (Kush Godhani)
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