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Architecture Schools In Oregon

In Oregon, there are 4 accredited schools where architecture classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Oregon's architecture academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in architecture includes architecture training at the following levels:


  1. Mt Hood Community College

    26000 SE Stark St, Gresham, Oregon 97030

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Oregon

    110 Johnson Hall, Eugene, Oregon 97403

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Portland Community College

    12000 SW 49th Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97219-7132

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Portland State University

    724 SW Harrison, Portland, Oregon 97201

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Oregon Vs. National Architecture Employment

Oregon 3,010
National 194,050

Of all of the architecture professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Oregon state.

Employment Growth for Architecture professionals In Oregon

3,740 4,000 4,320 3,680 3,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Architecture is a shrinking field in Oregon. In Oregon, 730 less architecture professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of architecture professionals has shrunk by 20%. This decline is faster than the national trend for architecture professionals which shows a 16% decrease in the number of architecture professionals working around the nation.

Architecture VS. All Professions salaries in Oregon

$51,223 $53,367 $58,933 $58,983 $60,023
$45,036 $46,427 $47,124 $48,511 $50,274
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Architecture
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to architecture professionals are growing in Oregon. Architecture professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $51,223 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $60,023 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Architecture professionals in Oregon

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Thus, architecture professionals' salaries grew by 15% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Oregon, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of architecture. The pay differential between the highest paid architecture professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 139%

Average Salaries for Architecture professionals and related professions in Oregon

Civil Engineering

In Oregon, architecture professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 4 accredited architecture schools in Oregon is increasing. In 2006 there were 267 architecture graduates from architecture courses in Oregon and in 2010 there were 316 graduates.

This represents a 18% increase in the number of architecture degree or certificate school graduates in Oregon state. A majority of these graduates, or 36%, graduated with an master's degree in architecture.

Architecture Faculty Salaries in Oregon

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