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2021 Highest Paid General Architecture Graduates in the New England Region

356 Bachelor's Degrees
$47,660 Avg Salary
$30,601 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid General Architecture Graduates in the New England RegionOut of all the majors we analyze each year, general architecture was ranked #88 in the country. In fact 4,108 bachelor's degrees were handed out in 2018-2019. Of those degrees, 356 went to students in the New England region of the United States. The architecture school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Highest Paid Architecture Graduates.

This year's Highest Paid General Architecture Graduates in the New England Region ranking analyzed 5 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in architecture.

In this ranking, we use early career salaries - salaries 10 years from when 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.

Salaries of General Architecture Majors After Graduation

The average general architecture major who graduates from a school in the New England Region earns about $47,660 per year during the early years of their career. This means that graduates with bachelor's degrees in this field make 20% more than the average college graduate salary of $39,802.

Looking at architecture schools across the country, we see that the nationwide average salary for graduates in this field is $43,816. This means that graduates from schools in the New England Region make 9% more than the national average.

Average Salary for Architecture Graduates from Schools in the New England Region  47,660
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95,400
Average Salary for Architecture Graduates from Schools Nationwide  43,816
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95,400
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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95,400

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2021 Highest Paid General Architecture Grads in the New England Region

The following colleges produce the highest paid architecture graduates.

Top 10 Best Schools for Highly Paid Architecture Graduates in the New England Region

#1

Yale University

New Haven, CT

Yale University landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid general architecture school. Yale is a large private not-for-profit school located in the medium-sized city of New Haven.

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Boston Architectural College earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. Boston Architectural Center is a fairly small private not-for-profit school located in the city of Boston. Students who receive their bachelor's in architecture from the school go on to jobs that make an average salary of $53,000.

Architecture majors at Boston Architectural Center take out an average of $44,942 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $514, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Wentworth Institute of Technology comes in at #2 in this year's ranking. Located in the large city of Boston, WIT is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population. Architecture majors who obtain their bachelor's from the school make an average salary of $51,300.

The average amount in student loans that architecture majors at WIT take out while working on their bachelor's is $24,321. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $270, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology landed the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid general architecture school. Located in the city of Cambridge, MIT is a private not-for-profit college with a fairly large student population.

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Our rankings recognize Northeastern University as the #3 school in this year's rankings. Located in the city of Boston, Northeastern is a private not-for-profit college with a fairly large student population. Architecture majors who obtain their bachelor's from the school make an average salary of $50,600.

Architecture majors at Northeastern take out an average of $28,601 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $318.

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Tufts University

Medford, MA

The #3 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Tufts University. Located in the large suburb of Medford, Tufts is a private not-for-profit school with a large student population.

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#4

Middlebury College

Middlebury, VT

Middlebury College comes in at #4 in this year's ranking. Located in the distant town of Middlebury, Middlebury is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

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The #4 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Roger Williams University. RWU is a small private not-for-profit school located in the suburb of Bristol. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, architecture majors make an average salary of $43,500.

While working on their bachelor's, architecture majors at RWU accumulate an average of around $22,861 in student debt. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $280, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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#5

Keene State College

Keene, NH

Our rankings recognize Keene State College as the #5 school in this year's rankings. Keene State is a small public school located in the distant town of Keene. Architecture majors who obtain their bachelor's from the school make an average salary of $39,900.

On average, architecture graduates from Keene State take out $23,717 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $267, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Norwich University

Northfield, VT

Norwich University earned the #6 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the town of Northfield, Norwich is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

After completing their bachelor's degree, architecture graduates from Norwich carry an average student debtload of $26,163.

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Best General Architecture Colleges by State

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State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Massachusetts 225 185
Connecticut 176 18
Rhode Island 156 98
New Hampshire 153 26
Maine 152 2
Vermont 148 27

General Architecture is one of 8 different types of Architecture & Related Services programs to choose from.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Architectural Sciences & Technology 126
Landscape Architecture 49
Environmental Design 43
Architectural History 37
Urban & Regional Planning 32

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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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