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Architecture Schools In Massachusetts

In Massachusetts, there are 18 accredited schools where architecture classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of architecture and architecture training in Massachusetts, which includes architecture training at the following levels:


  1. Boston Architectural College

    320 Newbury Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02115-2703

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Boston University

    One Silber Way, Boston, Massachusetts 02215

    53 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Bridgewater State University

    131 Summer Street, Bridgewater, Massachusetts 02325

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Conway School of Landscape Design

    332 South Deerfield Rd, Conway, Massachusetts 01341-0179

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Fitchburg State University

    160 Pearl St, Fitchburg, Massachusetts 01420-2697

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. Hampshire College

    893 West St, Amherst, Massachusetts 01002-5001

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. Harvard University

    Massachusetts Hall, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138

    1 U.S. News National University Ranking
  8. University of Massachusetts Amherst

    Amherst, Massachusetts 01003

    94 U.S. News National University Ranking
  9. Massachusetts College of Art and Design

    621 Huntington Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5882

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  10. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139-4307

    5 U.S. News National University Ranking
  11. Massasoit Community College

    One Massasoit Boulevard, Brockton, Massachusetts 02302-3996

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  12. Mount Holyoke College

    50 College Street, South Hadley, Massachusetts 01075-1489

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  13. Northeastern University

    360 Huntington Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5005

    62 U.S. News National University Ranking
  14. Smith College

    Elm St, Northampton, Massachusetts 01063

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  15. Tufts University

    28 Sawyer Avenue, Medford, Massachusetts 02155-5555

    29 U.S. News National University Ranking
  16. Wellesley College

    106 Central St, Wellesley, Massachusetts 02481-8203

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  17. Wentworth Institute of Technology

    550 Huntington Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02115

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  18. Westfield State University

    577 Western Ave, Westfield, Massachusetts 01086-1630

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Massachusetts Vs. National Architecture Employment

Massachusetts 6,810
National 194,050

Approximately 3% of the country's architecture professionals work in Massachusetts state.

Employment Growth for Architecture professionals In Massachusetts

7,360 7,180 7,630 7,550 6,810
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Massachusetts, the field of architecture is shrinking. In Massachusetts, 550 less architecture professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of architecture has shrunk by 7% in Massachusetts. This decline is slower than the change in the number of architecture professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of architecture professionals has shrunk by 16% from 2006 to 2010.

Architecture VS. All Professions salaries in Massachusetts

$64,173 $68,177 $69,643 $71,333 $72,080
$49,058 $52,712 $53,675 $55,178 $56,645
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Architecture
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to architecture professionals are growing in Massachusetts. The mean salary for architecture professionals in 2006 was $64,173 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $72,080 per year.

Salary percentiles for Architecture professionals in Massachusetts

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25th percentile
50th percentile
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90th percentile

Thus, architecture professionals' salaries grew by 11% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Massachusetts state, within the field of architecture, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid architecture professionals earn 188% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Architecture professionals and related professions in Massachusetts

Civil Engineering

In Massachusetts, architecture professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Architecture programs available for each degree type for all schools in Massachusetts


The number of students graduating from the 18 accredited architecture schools in Massachusetts is increasing. In Massachusetts, there were 855 graduates in 2006. And there were 1,151 graduates from architecture courses in 2010.

This represents a 35% increase in the number of architecture degree or certificate school graduates in Massachusetts state. Most of these graduates, or 51%, earned an bachelor's degree in architecture.

Architecture Faculty Salaries in Massachusetts

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