Architecture in Arizona

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Schools Offering Architecture Programs in Arizona


Each year, approximately 0.2% of Arizona graduates receive degrees in architecture. That means an estimated 472 architects graduate from Arizona's 9 architecture schools each year.

Top Schools

Prescott College, which is located in Prescott, is the top-ranked school in Arizona that has a architecture program. It received a ranking of 45th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Prescott College graduated no students from its architecture program. Students at Prescott College paid $26,235 per year in tuition fees.

Arizona State University, which was ranked 57th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Arizona that has a architecture program. It is located in Tempe. In 2010, 259 students graduated from Arizona State University architecture program. Tuition at Arizona State University was $8,132 per year.

University of Arizona, which is located in Tucson, is the third-ranked school in Arizona that has a architecture program. It received a ranking of 60th in the country in 2010. 203 students graduated with degree in architecture from University of Arizona in 2010. Students at University of Arizona paid $8,237 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Tuition at Arizona's architecture schools ranges from $27,125 per year to $1,488 per year. But, the average tuition is $8,501 per year. In 2010, the architecture schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Arizona were:

  1. The Art Center Design College-Tucson - located in Tucson, students are charged $27,125 per year
  2. Prescott College - located in Prescott, students are charged $26,235 per year
  3. University of Arizona - located in Tucson, students are charged $8,237 per year

The architecture schools in Arizona that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Yavapai College - located in Prescott, students are charged $1,488 per year
  2. Cochise College - located in Douglas, students are charged $1,560 per year
  3. Phoenix College - located in Phoenix, students are charged $1,734 per year

An architecture degree from an Arizona school... what next?

A large number of Arizona architecture graduates become architects. In 2010, there were 1,340 architects working in Arizona. The Arizona counties with the largest populations of architects are:

  1. Maricopa County - 1,100 architects
  2. Pima County - 170 architects

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of architects is expected to grow by 5% by 2018. There are projected to be 3,070 architects working in the Arizona then.

Salary

An architect in Arizona earns $79,040 per year on average. However, this number is only an average. architects in Arizona had varying salaries from $45,230 to $137,250 per year in 2010. The counties in Arizona with the highest average salary for an architect are:

  1. Maricopa County - $82,170 per year
  2. Pima County - $65,740 per year

The following counties in Arizona have the lowest average salaries for architects:

  1. Pima County - $65,740 per year
  2. Maricopa County - $82,170 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in architecture in Arizona and to compare salaries with various related fields such as civil engineering or design, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Architecture in Arizona
  • Bachelor's Degree in Architecture in Arizona
  • Master's Degree in Architecture in Arizona
  • Doctoral Degree in Architecture in Arizona
  • Certificate in Architecture in Arizona

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Architectural and Civil Drafters 1,650 $54,050 -22.5%
2
Architects, Except Landscape and Naval 1,340 $79,040 -15.7%
3
Landscape Architects 480 $60,550 -37.7%
 

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