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2021 Highest Paid General Architecture Graduates in Texas

475 Bachelor's Degrees
$41,150 Avg Salary
$22,994 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid General Architecture Graduates in TexasWith 475 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, general architecture is the #63 most popular major in Texas. This means that of the 4,108 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 11.6% were from a college or university in the state. 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.

For this year's Highest Paid General Architecture Graduates in Texas ranking, we looked at 6 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

After graduating, general architecture majors that go to school in Texas go on to jobs making an average of $41,150 per year. This is comparable to the national average salary for a typical college graduate from any field.

On a nationwide level, architecture majors with a bachelor's degree earn an average salary of $43,816. That's 6% more than salaries for students who graduate from schools in Texas.

Average Salary for Architecture Graduates from Schools in Texas  41,150
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82,400
Average Salary for Architecture Graduates from Schools Nationwide  43,816
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82,400
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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82,400

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2021 Highest Paid General Architecture Grads in Texas

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 Texas

#1

Rice University

Houston, TX

Our rankings recognize Rice University as the #1 school in this year's rankings. Located in the city of Houston, Rice is a private not-for-profit college with a moderately-sized student population.

The average amount in student loans that architecture majors at Rice take out while working on their bachelor's is $17,135.

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The University of Texas at Austin landed the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid general architecture school. Located in the large city of Austin, UT Austin 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 $49,900.

Architecture majors at UT Austin take out an average of $21,669 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 $222.

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Texas Tech University

Lubbock, TX

Our rankings recognize Texas Tech University as the #3 school in this year's rankings. Located in the large city of Lubbock, Texas Tech is a public school 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 $34,500.

The average amount in student loans that architecture majors at Texas Tech take out while working on their bachelor's is $22,619. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $225, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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University of Houston

Houston, TX

University of Houston landed the #4 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid general architecture school. Located in the city of Houston, U of H is a public school with a very large student population. Architecture majors who obtain their bachelor's from the school make an average salary of $46,200.

On average, architecture graduates from U of H take out $24,731 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $214.

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Prairie View A & M University

Prairie View, TX

Prairie View A & M University comes in at #5 in this year's ranking. Located in the distant town of Prairie View, PVAMU is a public college with a medium-sized student population.

Architecture majors at PVAMU take out an average of $31,721 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $320, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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The University of Texas at Arlington earned the #6 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the large city of Arlington, UT Arlington is a public school with a fairly large student population. Architecture majors who obtain their bachelor's from the school make an average salary of $39,800.

While working on their bachelor's, architecture majors at UT Arlington accumulate an average of around $24,279 in student debt. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $234, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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The #7 spot in this year's ranking belongs to The University of Texas at San Antonio. Located in the city of San Antonio, UTSA is a public school with a fairly large student population. Architecture majors who obtain their bachelor's from the school make an average salary of $33,900.

On average, architecture graduates from UTSA take out $24,662 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $259, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Best General Architecture Colleges in the Southwest Region

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

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Arizona 187 82
New Mexico 141 57

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

Related Major Annual Graduates
Interior Architecture 76
Urban & Regional Planning 62
Landscape Architecture 44
Architectural Sciences & Technology 17
Environmental Design 6

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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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