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Architecture Schools
In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

The city of Pittsburgh has 3 schools where architecture faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the architecture academic community in Pittsburgh, and the future trends. Academia in architecture includes architecture training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Pittsburgh Vs. Pennsylvania Architecture Employment

Pittsburgh 1,960
Pennsylvania 8,830

Exactly 1,960 of Pennsylvania's 8,830 architecture professionals work in Pittsburgh. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of architecture professionals in Pittsburgh has grown by 2%. As the employment for architecture professionals in Pittsburgh has increased, overall employment in Pittsburgh has also increased.

Pittsburgh Vs. Pennsylvania Architecture employment growth

9,960 10,370 10,840 10,200 8,830
1,920 2,290 2,430 2,360 1,960
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Pittsburgh

Architecture VS. All professions salaries in Pittsburgh

$57,093 $58,660 $60,413 $59,140 $56,393
$36,700 $38,190 $40,030 $41,450 $42,510
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Architecture in Pittsburgh
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Pittsburgh

As the number of architecture professionals in Pittsburgh has grown, salaries for architecture professionals have decreased. In 2010 architecture professionals in Pittsburgh reportedly earned an average salary of $56,393 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, architecture professionals in Pittsburgh made an average salary of $57,093 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Pittsburgh.

Salary percentiles for Architecture professionals in Pittsburgh

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Architecture professionals make a median salary of $52,823 per year in Pittsburgh. The difference in pay between the architecture professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 144%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $35,143 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $85,670 per year.

Average Salaries for Architecture professionals and related professions in Pittsburgh

Civil Engineering

Architecture professional salaries in Pittsburgh are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Architecture schools in Pittsburgh


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

Architecture Programs Offered In Pittsburgh


Pittsburgh's architecture schools offer 8 architecture degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Architecture Degrees In Pittsburgh


Approximately 115 students graduated from architecture courses in 2010.

Architecture Faculty Salaries in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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