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Architecture Schools In Rhode Island

Rhode Island has 5 accredited architecture schools where architecture faculty who teach architecture classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of architecture and architecture training in Rhode Island, which includes architecture training at the following levels:


  1. Brown University

    One Prospect Street, Providence, Rhode Island 02912

    15 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. New England Institute of Technology

    2500 Post Rd, Warwick, Rhode Island 02886-2244

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. University of Rhode Island

    Kingston, Rhode Island 02881

    160 U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Rhode Island School of Design

    2 College St, Providence, Rhode Island 02903

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Roger Williams University

    One Old Ferry Rd, Bristol, Rhode Island 02809-2923

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Rhode Island Vs. National Architecture Employment

Rhode Island 440
National 194,050

Of all of the architecture professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in Rhode Island state.

Employment Growth for Architecture professionals In Rhode Island

630 630 600 550 440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Rhode Island, architecture is a shrinking field. In 2010 there were 190 less architecture professionals working in Rhode Island than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of architecture has shrunk by 30% in Rhode Island. This is faster than the trend for architecture professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of architecture professionals has shrunk by 16% between 2006 and 2010.

Architecture VS. All Professions salaries in Rhode Island

$57,465 $59,980 $63,227 $63,190 $64,120
$45,814 $47,319 $48,863 $50,877 $52,430
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Architecture
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by architecture professionals is increasing in Rhode Island. In 2006 architecture professionals made a mean salary of $57,465 per year, and in 2010 they made $64,120 per year.

Salary percentiles for Architecture professionals in Rhode Island

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25th percentile
50th percentile
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90th percentile

Thus, there was a 10% growth in architecture professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 95% pay differential between the highest paid architecture professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of architecture in Rhode Island.

Average Salaries for Architecture professionals and related professions in Rhode Island

Civil Engineering

Architecture professionals in Rhode Island earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Architecture programs available for each degree type for all schools in Rhode Island


The number of students graduating from the 5 accredited architecture schools in Rhode Island is decreasing. In 2006, 381 students graduated from architecture courses in Rhode Island. And in 2010, 355 students graduated.

There was a decrease in the number of architecture school degree or certificate graduates in Rhode Island by 7%. Most of these graduates, or 54%, earned an bachelor's degree in architecture.

Architecture Faculty Salaries in Rhode Island

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Currently we are in the process of collecting data for the number of architecture faculty in Rhode Island, growth in the field of architecture academia and faculty salaries in Rhode Island. If you are involved in teaching architecture courses to students at the associates degree in architecture, bachelors degree in architecture, and masters degree in architecture levels, please anonymously submit your information in the field below. By doing so, you will be helping us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future architecture faculty in Rhode Island. Once you submit your information, you will get a chance to see an overview of what we have learned thus far from you and your peers.

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