Architecture Schools
In San Diego, California

There are 3 architecture schools in San Diego for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of architecture and architecture education in San Diego, which includes architecture training at the following levels:

  • Architecture Certificate
  • Associates degree in Architecture
  • Bachelors degree in Architecture
  • Masters degree in Architecture


Professional Trends

San Diego Vs. California Architecture Employment

San Diego 2,500
California 25,850

Of the 25,850 architecture professionals employed in California, 2,500 work in San Diego. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of architecture professionals in San Diego has shrunk by 22%. Overall employment in San Diego has increased.

San Diego Vs. California Architecture employment growth

32,360 33,760 34,380 30,380 25,850
3,200 3,380 3,670 2,910 2,500
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Diego

Architecture VS. All professions salaries in San Diego

$67,517 $67,627 $72,330 $79,840 $80,380
$43,600 $45,210 $47,250 $48,860 $50,200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Architecture in San Diego
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Diego

In San Diego, salaries for architecture professionals have increased. In 2010 architecture professionals in San Diego reportedly earned an average salary of $80,380 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for architecture professionals in San Diego was $67,517 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in San Diego.

Salary percentiles for Architecture professionals in San Diego

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Architecture professionals make a median salary of $72,837 per year in San Diego. The difference in pay between the architecture professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 185%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $46,417 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $132,327 per year.

Average Salaries for Architecture professionals and related professions in San Diego

Civil Engineering

On average architecture professionals in San Diego earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in San Diego.

Educational Trends

Architecture schools in San Diego


Many of San Diego's architecture professionals are graduates of one of the 3 accredited architecture schools in the city.

Architecture Programs Offered In San Diego


San Diego's architecture schools offer 6 architecture degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Architecture Degrees In San Diego


Approximately 152 students graduated from architecture courses in 2010.

Architecture Faculty Salaries in San Diego, California

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