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2021 Highest Paid General Architecture Graduates in South Carolina

59 Bachelor's Degrees
$40,300 Avg Salary
$27,000 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid General Architecture Graduates in South CarolinaIn 2018-2019, 59 bachelor's degrees were awarded to general architecture students who went to a South Carolina college or university. This makes it the #79 most popular major in the state. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 1.4% of all the architecture bachelor's degrees in the country. When choosing the right school for you, it's important to arm yourself with all the facts you can. To that end, we've created a number of major-specific rankings, including this Highest Paid Architecture list to help you make the college 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 South Carolina earns about $40,300 per year during the early years of their career. That's about the same as the average college graduate from any field makes.

The national average salary for graduates with a bachelor's degree in architecture is $43,816. That's about 8% more that the average salary of graduates from schools in South Carolina.

Average Salary for Architecture Graduates from Schools in South Carolina  40,300
Average Salary for Architecture Graduates from Schools Nationwide  43,816
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802

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2021 Highest Paid General Architecture Grads in South Carolina

Below you'll see a list of the colleges and universities that produce the highest paid general architecture majors.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Architecture Graduates in South Carolina


Clemson University

Clemson, SC

The #1 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Clemson University. Located in the large suburb of Clemson, Clemson is a public school with a very large student population. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, architecture majors make an average salary of $40,300.

Architecture majors at Clemson take out an average of $26,918 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 $280.

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Best General Architecture Colleges in the Southeast Region

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

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Georgia 220 54
Florida 214 206
Tennessee 209 40
North Carolina 207 73
Virginia 206 149
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.

Majors Similar to Architecture

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Landscape Architecture 13

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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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