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2021 Highest Paid General Architecture Graduates in the The Plains States Region

241 Bachelor's Degrees
$45,675 Avg Salary
$25,944 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid General Architecture Graduates in the The Plains States 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, 241 went to students in the The Plains States 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.

For this year's Highest Paid General Architecture Graduates in the The Plains States Region ranking, we looked at 2 colleges that offer a bachelor's 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.

How Much Do General Architecture Majors Make After Graduation?

The average general architecture major who graduates from a school in the The Plains States Region earns about $45,675 per year during the early years of their career. This is 15% 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 the The Plains States Region .

Average Salary for Architecture Graduates from Schools in the The Plains States Region  45,675
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91,400
Average Salary for Architecture Graduates from Schools Nationwide  43,816
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91,400
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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91,400

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2021 Highest Paid General Architecture Grads in The Plains States

The following colleges produce the highest paid architecture graduates.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Architecture Graduates in the The Plains States Region

Our rankings recognize Washington University in St Louis as the #1 school in this year's rankings. Located in the suburb of Saint Louis, WUSTL is a private not-for-profit college with a large student population.

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Our rankings recognize University of Minnesota - Twin Cities as the #2 school in this year's rankings. Located in the city of Minneapolis, UMN Twin Cities is a public school with a fairly large student population. Students who receive their bachelor's in architecture from the school go on to jobs that make an average salary of $40,100.

On average, architecture graduates from UMN Twin Cities take out $21,579 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $239, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Our rankings recognize University of Nebraska - Lincoln as the #3 school in this year's rankings. Located in the city of Lincoln, UNL is a public school with a fairly large student population.

The average amount in student loans that architecture majors at UNL take out while working on their bachelor's is $22,787. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $265, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Drury University

Springfield, MO

The #4 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Drury University. Located in the city of Springfield, Drury University is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, architecture majors make an average salary of $46,100.

On average, architecture graduates from Drury University take out $34,574 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $322.

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Best General Architecture Colleges by State

Explore the best general architecture schools for a specific state in this the The Plains States region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Missouri 217 38
Minnesota 210 104
Iowa 193 0
Kansas 175 2
Nebraska 174 35
South Dakota 142 17
North Dakota 141 45

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

Related Major Annual Graduates
Architectural Sciences & Technology 103
Architectural History 48
Urban & Regional Planning 46
Landscape Architecture 46
Interior Architecture 25

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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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