Women In Architecture - Salary Survey
Holding Bills

As a woman in architecture, do you ever wonder how your salary compares to those with a similar background?


While many consider this a taboo topic, we are looking for transparency to lead us to social equity.

Thanks to everyone who participated in our Salary Survey. We are so grateful to have received over 800 responses!


Graciela & Diane are taking some time to process the data received & are no longer accepting responses for the 1st edition of the survey. Please check back for the next round of updated questions & results.

About the Survey Creators:

Diane Leeson, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C

Diane is a Registered Architect in the District of Columbia and has over a decade of trained architectural experience. Her knowledge of technical detailing and modeling has allowed her to mentor both junior staff and senior management in BIM software. One of Ms. Leeson’s main attributes includes inspiring others around her to do their best while working on a focused and motivated team.

Diane’s passion, drive, and vision go beyond the drawing board since she has passionately advocated for young architects within her local community. Her leadership has shaped the AIA|DC Emerging Architects Committee into one of the most robust committees within the Chapter and has been honored as an AIA|DC Emerging Architect award recipient.

Graciela Carrillo, AIA, LEED AP B+C

Graciela works as a New York State registered Architect for Cashin Associates, P.C.


She has been involved with the AIA at the local, state, and national level, currently serving as the President 2020-2021 as well as the WIA Founder and Co-Chair of the AIA Long Island Chapter.


On a National and State level, Graciela was the past 2017-2018 NY Regional Director (YARD) for the Young Architects Forum (YAF). Graciela is also the Co-Founder of the Immigrant Architects Coalition, a group committed to helping and providing resources for immigrant architects to achieve a prosperous career in the U.S.


In 2019, Graciela was the recipient of the AIA NYS Young Architect Award.