Architects, except landscape and naval

Detailed Occupation

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2020 Workforce
171k
Average Age
44.5
Estimated Job Growth
0.77%
10-year projection
Average Salary
$95,724
Average Male Salary
$103,178
Average Female Salary
$76,240

About

Architects, except landscape and naval are most often employed by the Architectural, engineering & related services industry. The average yearly wage for Architects, except landscape and naval was $95,724 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Architects, except landscape and naval by wage are Marine engineers & naval architects, Power plant operators, distributors, & dispatchers, and General & operations managers.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Architects, except landscape and naval are Park Slope, Carroll Gardens & Red Hook PUMA, NY, Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY, and Upper West Side & West Side PUMA, NY. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Architects, except landscape and naval are Park Slope, Carroll Gardens & Red Hook PUMA, NY, Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY, and Capitol Hill PUMA, WA.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Architects, except landscape and naval and on wages and locations for those in the field. Architectural, engineering & related services is the industry that employs the most Architects, except landscape and naval, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Architects, except landscape and naval, by average wage, is Electronics stores. Architects, except landscape and naval are paid most in Watsonville & Scotts Valley Cities PUMA, CA but are relatively concentrated in Park Slope, Carroll Gardens & Red Hook PUMA, NY.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$95,724
AVERAGE SALARY
± $4,370

In 2020, Architects, except landscape and naval earned an average of $95,724, $39,770 more than than the average national salary of $55,954.

Marine engineers & naval architects make somewhat more than Architects, except landscape and naval while General & operations managers make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Architects, except landscape and naval as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.357
WAGE GINI

In 2019, Architects, except landscape and naval had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.357, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Architects, except landscape and naval (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Architects, except landscape and naval.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Architects, except landscape and naval

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Architects, except landscape and naval.

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Industries

Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Architects, except landscape and naval, by average wage, are Electronics stores, Electronic component & product manufacturing, n.e.c. , and Computer & peripheral equipment manufacturing.

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Industries by Share

171k
2020 Workforce
± 10,148
8%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 7.92%

The number of people employed as Architects, except landscape and naval has been growing at a rate of 8%, from 158,358 people in 2019 to 171,031 people in 2020.

This graphic shows the share of Architects, except landscape and naval employed by various industries. Architectural, engineering & related services employs the largest share of Architects, except landscape and naval at  72.4%, followed by Computer Systems Design with 5% and Construction with 3.75%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Architects, except landscape and naval in the US. The average age of male Architects, except landscape and naval in the workforce is 46.3 and of female Architects, except landscape and naval is 39.9, and the most common race/ethnicity for Architects, except landscape and naval is White (Non-Hispanic).

Composition by Sex

124k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 8,631
47.3k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 5,340

72.3% of Architects, except landscape and naval are Male, making them the more common sex in the occupation. This chart shows the sex breakdown of Architects, except landscape and naval.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Architects, except landscape and naval
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
  3. White (Hispanic)

71.8% of Architects, except landscape and naval are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 11.9% of Architects, except landscape and naval, Asian (Non-Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Architects, except landscape and naval.

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Age by Sex

46.3
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 0.923
39.9
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 1.34

The median age of Architects, except landscape and naval is 44.5, and Male employees are generally 6.35 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Architects, except landscape and naval from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Architects, except landscape and naval is Architecture and Related Services but a relatively high number of Architects, except landscape and naval hold a major in Architecture and Related Services.

Majors

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Projections

Projections on job growth for Architects, Except Landscape and Naval from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The 10-year national workforce is projected to grow 3.71%, but Architects, Except Landscape and Naval are expected to see a growth of 0.77% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow less than the national average.

Job Growth

0.77%
Estimated Job Growth
10-year Projection
3.71%
National Growth
10-year Projection

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in the number of jobs for Architects, Except Landscape and Naval. This profession is expected to grow less than than 3.71%, the average rate of national job growth.

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