Your degree doesn’t dictate your future salary, but it is a strong indicator.
After graduation, architecture graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $105,452, while the bottom 20% make closer to $41,916. The median grad salary is $66,484.
Architecture graduate salaries over time
The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in architecture is $40,307, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $47,212.
This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:
Highest paying jobs for architecture graduates
As per most recent US census
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