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2021 Highest Paid General Architecture Graduates in North Carolina

73 Bachelor's Degrees
$45,000 Avg Salary
$28,750 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid General Architecture Graduates in North CarolinaGeneral Architecture is the #105 most popular major in North Carolina with 73 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that of the 4,108 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 1.8% were from a college or university 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.

This year's Highest Paid General Architecture Graduates in North Carolina ranking looked at 1 colleges that offer a bachelor's in architecture.

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.

Salaries of General Architecture Majors After Graduation

The average general architecture major who graduates from a school in North Carolina earns about $45,000 per year during the early years of their career. This is 13% higher than the average college graduate, who only makes around $39,802 a year.

The national average salary for architecture bachelor's degree holders is $43,816. That's pretty close to the average for students who get their degree from a school in North Carolina.

Average Salary for Architecture Graduates from Schools in North Carolina  45,000
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Average Salary for Architecture Graduates from Schools Nationwide  43,816
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National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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2021 Highest Paid General Architecture Grads in North Carolina

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Best Schools for Highly Paid Architecture Graduates in North Carolina

The #1 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Located in the large city of Charlotte, UNC Charlotte is a public college with a very large student population. Students who receive their bachelor's in architecture from the school go on to jobs that make an average salary of $45,000.

On average, architecture graduates from UNC Charlotte take out $28,564 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 $317.

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Best General Architecture Colleges in the Southeast Region

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State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Georgia 220 54
Florida 214 206
Tennessee 209 40
Virginia 206 149
South Carolina 188 59
Alabama 183 72
Kentucky 177 60
Arkansas 164 55
Louisiana 163 20
Mississippi 158 35

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

Related Major Annual Graduates
Environmental Design 31
Urban & Regional Planning 21
Landscape Architecture 7

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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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