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Architecture Schools In West Virginia

In West Virginia, there are 3 accredited schools where architecture classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in architecture in the state of West Virginia, which encompasses architecture training at the following levels:


  1. Bluefield State College

    219 Rock St, Bluefield, West Virginia 24701

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Fairmont State University

    1201 Locust Ave, Fairmont, West Virginia 26554-2470

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. West Virginia University

    Stewart Hall, University Avenue, Morgantown, West Virginia 26506-6201

    164 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

West Virginia Vs. National Architecture Employment

West Virginia 370
National 194,050

Approximately 0% of the country's architecture professionals work in West Virginia state.

Employment Growth for Architecture professionals In West Virginia

390 310 270 390 370
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In West Virginia, architecture is a shrinking field. 20 less architecture professionals were working in West Virginia in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of architecture professionals has shrunk by 5%. 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 West Virginia

$55,933 $62,245 $56,955 $57,957 $54,595
$38,568 $40,154 $41,268 $42,203 $43,413
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Architecture
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of architecture professionals is declining, the salaries paid to architecture professionals are decreasing in West Virginia. Architecture professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $55,933 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $54,595 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Architecture professionals in West Virginia

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Thus, there was a 2% decline in architecture professionals' salaries. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. In the state of West Virginia, 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 190%

Average Salaries for Architecture professionals and related professions in West Virginia

Civil Engineering

Architecture professionals in West Virginia earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Architecture programs available for each degree type for all schools in West Virginia


As the number of architecture professionals is decreasing in West Virginia state, the number of students graduating from the 3 accredited architecture schools in West Virginia state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 52 architecture graduates from architecture courses in West Virginia and in 2010 there were 48 graduates.

Thus there was a 8% percent decrease in the number of architecture school degree or certificate graduates in West Virginia. Most of these graduates, or 60%, earned an bachelor's degree in architecture.

Architecture Faculty Salaries in West Virginia

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