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2021 Highest Paid General Architecture Graduates in District of Columbia

72 Bachelor's Degrees
$40,600 Avg Salary
$28,839 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid General Architecture Graduates in District of ColumbiaGeneral Architecture is the #37 most popular major in District of Columbia with 72 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that 1.8% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state. Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Highest Paid Architecture Graduates ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision.

The numbers used in this ranking are early career salaries, which we define to be 10 years after a student started college. This is the salary typically earned 4-6 years after graduation, but may be different depending on how long a person takes to complete their degree.

Comparing Average Salaries of General Architecture Majors

The average general architecture major who graduates from a school in District of Columbia earns about $40,600 per year during the early years of their career. That's about the same as the average college graduate from any field makes.

On a nationwide level, architecture majors with a bachelor's degree earn an average salary of $43,816. That's 7% more than salaries for students who graduate from schools in District of Columbia.

Average Salary for Architecture Graduates from Schools in District of Columbia  40,600
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81,200
Average Salary for Architecture Graduates from Schools Nationwide  43,816
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81,200
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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81,200

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2021 Highest Paid General Architecture Grads in District of Columbia

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Best Schools for Highly Paid Architecture Graduates in District of Columbia

Our rankings recognize Catholic University of America as the #1 school in this year's rankings. Located in the city of Washington, CUA is a private not-for-profit school with a moderately-sized student population. Students who receive their bachelor's in architecture from the school go on to jobs that make an average salary of $40,600.

While working on their bachelor's, architecture majors at CUA accumulate an average of around $22,999 in student debt. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $277.

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Howard University

Washington, DC

Howard University landed the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid general architecture school. Howard is a medium-sized private not-for-profit school located in the city of Washington.

While working on their bachelor's, architecture majors at Howard accumulate an average of around $30,693 in student debt. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $322.

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University of the District of Columbia comes in at #3 in this year's ranking. University of the District of Columbia is a small public school located in the city of Washington.

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Best General Architecture Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Region

Explore all the Best General Architecture Schools in the Middle Atlantic Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
New York 267 223
Pennsylvania 266 132
Maryland 197 105
New Jersey 189 17

One of 8 majors within the Architecture & Related Services area of study, General Architecture has other similar majors worth exploring.

Notes and References

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
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