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Architecture Schools
In Portland, Oregon

In Portland, there are 2 architecture schools where architecture faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the architecture academic community in Portland, and the future trends. Academia in architecture includes architecture training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Portland Vs. Oregon Architecture Employment

Portland 2,150
Oregon 3,010

Of the 3,010 architecture professionals employed in Oregon, 2,150 work in Portland. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of architecture professionals in Portland has shrunk by 24%. Overall employment in Portland has increased.

Portland Vs. Oregon Architecture employment growth

3,740 4,000 4,320 3,680 3,010
2,820 3,010 3,310 2,680 2,150
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Oregon
  • Dark Yellow: Portland

Architecture VS. All professions salaries in Portland

$53,077 $55,110 $61,737 $60,213 $61,320
$41,750 $43,370 $45,060 $46,080 $46,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Architecture in Portland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Portland

Salaries for architecture professionals in Portland have increased. Portland architecture professionals made $61,320 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, architecture professionals in Portland made an average salary of $53,077 per year. The growth in the salary of architecture professionals in Portland is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Architecture professionals in Portland

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

Architecture professionals in Portland earn a median salary of $58,580 per year. The difference in pay between the architecture professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 140%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $37,587 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $90,130 per year.

Average Salaries for Architecture professionals and related professions in Portland

Civil Engineering

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

Educational Trends

Architecture schools in Portland


There are 2 accredited architecture schools in the city. Many of Portland's architecture professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Architecture Programs Offered In Portland


Portland's architecture schools offer 4 architecture degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Architecture Degrees In Portland


In 2010 approximately 88 students completed architecture courses.

Architecture Faculty Salaries in Portland, Oregon

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