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2021 Highest Paid Architecture & Related Services Graduates in the Plains States Region

532 Bachelor's Degrees
$43,486 Avg Salary
$26,164 Avg Student Debt

Highest Paid Architecture & Related Services Graduates in the Plains States RegionOut of all the majors we analyze each year, architecture and related services was ranked #28 in the country. In fact 8,969 bachelor's degrees were handed out in 2018-2019. Of those degrees, 532 went to students in the Plains States region of the United States. Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Highest Paid Architecture & Related Services Graduates list, to help you choose the best school for you.

This year's Highest Paid Architecture & Related Services Graduates in the Plains States Region ranking analyzed 4 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in architecture and related services.

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.

After graduation, architecture and related services majors from schools in the Plains States Region earn an average salary of $43,486 per year. This is great news for these degree holders since it is 9% more than the national average of $39,802 for typical college graduates!

This salary is in the same ballpark as the national average of $42,748 for those students who obtain a bachelor's degree in architecture and related services.

Average Salary for Architecture & Related Services Graduates from Schools in the Plains States Region  43,486
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87,000
Average Salary for Architecture & Related Services Graduates from Schools Nationwide  42,748
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87,000
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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87,000

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

#1

Drury University

Springfield, MO

Drury University comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. Drury University is a small private not-for-profit school located in the city of Springfield.

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University of Kansas

Lawrence, KS

University of Kansas landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid architecture and related services school. KU is a fairly large public school located in the city of Lawrence.

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Our rankings recognize Washington University in St Louis as the #2 school in this year's rankings. WUSTL is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the suburb of Saint Louis.

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Iowa State University comes in at #2 in this year's ranking. Located in the small city of Ames, Iowa State is a public college with a fairly large student population.

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University of Minnesota - Twin Cities comes in at #3 in this year's ranking. UMN Twin Cities is a fairly large public school located in the large city of Minneapolis.

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Our rankings recognize University of Nebraska - Lincoln as the #4 school in this year's rankings. UNL is a fairly large public school located in the city of Lincoln.

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The #6 spot in this year's ranking belongs to North Dakota State University - Main Campus. North Dakota State University is a large public school located in the midsize city of Fargo.

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Our rankings recognize Missouri State University - Springfield as the #7 school in this year's rankings. Located in the city of Springfield, Missouri State is a public college with a very large student population.

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Explore the best architecture and related services colleges for a specific state in the Plains States region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Missouri 35 81
Minnesota 34 119
Kansas 32 50
South Dakota 32 25
Iowa 31 138
Nebraska 31 64
North Dakota 30 55

Major Annual Graduates
General Architecture 241
Architectural Sciences & Technology 103
Architectural History 48
Urban & Regional Planning 46
Landscape Architecture 46

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 8,828
Engineering 8,809
Computer & Information Sciences 6,246
Agriculture & Agriculture Operations 3,688
Physical Sciences 2,486

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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).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Lorenzo Cafaro.

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