Architecture Schools
In Ames, Iowa

The city of Ames has only one school where architecture faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in architecture in the city of Ames, which encompasses architecture training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Architecture
  • Masters degree in Architecture


Professional Trends

Ames Vs. Iowa Architecture Employment

Ames 50
Iowa 1,590

Exactly 50 of Iowa's 1,590 architecture professionals work in Ames. Between 2006 and 2010, in Ames, there has been a 25% growth in the number of architecture professionals. As the number of architecture professionals in Ames has increased, overall employment in Ames has also increased.

Ames Vs. Iowa Architecture employment growth

1,760 1,610 1,730 1,680 1,590
40 40 60 60 50
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Iowa
  • Dark Yellow: Ames

Architecture VS. All professions salaries in Ames

$54,530 $56,170 $58,930 $56,540 $60,090
$38,100 $39,060 $40,440 $40,690 $41,770
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Architecture in Ames
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Ames

As the number of architecture professionals in Ames has grown, salaries for architecture professionals have also increased. In 2010 an average salary of $60,090 per year was earned by architecture professionals in Ames. Four years earlier in 2006, architecture professionals in Ames made an average salary of $54,530 per year. The growth in the salary of architecture professionals in Ames is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Architecture professionals in Ames

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
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90th percentile

Ames architecture professionals earn a median yearly salary of $57,440. The difference in pay between the architecture professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 225%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $30,200 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $98,070 per year.

Average Salaries for Architecture professionals and related professions in Ames

Civil Engineering

On average architecture professional salaries in Ames are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Architecture schools in Ames


There is only one accredited architecture school in the city. Many of Ames' architecture professionals are graduates of this school.

Architecture Programs Offered In Ames


Ames' architecture schools offer 5 architecture degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Architecture Degrees In Ames


Approximately 140 students completed architecture courses in 2010.

Architecture Faculty Salaries in Ames, Iowa

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