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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2018

25-1031 Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary

Teach courses in architecture and architectural design, such as architectural environmental design, interior architecture/design, and landscape architecture. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Mean wage
RSE (3)
6,880 5.6 % (4) $99,320 3.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Annual Wage (2) $42,540 $62,440 $86,980 $125,020 $174,300
  (4)

Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 6,230 0.20 (4) $100,310
Junior Colleges 640 0.09 (4) $89,780

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 6,230 0.20 (4) $100,310
Junior Colleges 640 0.09 (4) $89,780

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 6,230 0.20 (4) $100,310
Junior Colleges 640 0.09 (4) $89,780


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York 970 0.10 2.18 (4) $135,190
Texas 700 0.06 1.21 (4) $87,360
Massachusetts 590 0.17 3.48 (4) $128,210
Pennsylvania 430 0.07 1.54 (8) (8)
California 370 0.02 0.45 (4) $98,610




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Rhode Island 190 0.40 8.36 (4) $128,240
Massachusetts 590 0.17 3.48 (4) $128,210
New York 970 0.10 2.18 (4) $135,190
Kansas 140 0.10 2.16 (4) $86,920
Idaho 70 0.10 2.12 (4) $90,520




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York 970 0.10 2.18 (4) $135,190
Rhode Island 190 0.40 8.36 (4) $128,240
Massachusetts 590 0.17 3.48 (4) $128,210
South Carolina 110 0.05 1.10 (4) $118,040
Missouri 40 0.01 0.29 (4) $98,910





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 850 0.09 1.88 (4) $142,700
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 530 0.19 4.08 (4) $130,560
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 260 0.09 1.90 (4) $123,250
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 220 0.07 1.57 (4) $73,450
Providence-Warwick, RI-MA 190 0.33 6.97 (4) $128,240
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 140 0.05 0.96 (4) $99,010
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 90 0.04 0.82 (4) $108,010
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 80 0.02 0.34 (4) $85,750
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 70 0.05 1.02 (4) $77,970
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY 70 0.12 2.56 (4) $90,670




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Providence-Warwick, RI-MA 190 0.33 6.97 (4) $128,240
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 530 0.19 4.08 (4) $130,560
Springfield, MA-CT 50 0.16 3.36 (4) $106,160
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY 70 0.12 2.56 (4) $90,670
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 260 0.09 1.90 (4) $123,250
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 850 0.09 1.88 (4) $142,700
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 220 0.07 1.57 (4) $73,450
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 140 0.05 0.96 (4) $99,010
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 70 0.05 1.02 (4) $77,970
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 90 0.04 0.82 (4) $108,010




Top paying metropolitan areas for this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 850 0.09 1.88 (4) $142,700
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 530 0.19 4.08 (4) $130,560
Providence-Warwick, RI-MA 190 0.33 6.97 (4) $128,240
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 260 0.09 1.90 (4) $123,250
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 90 0.04 0.82 (4) $108,010
Springfield, MA-CT 50 0.16 3.36 (4) $106,160
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI (8) (8) (8) (4) $105,070
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 140 0.05 0.96 (4) $99,010
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY 70 0.12 2.56 (4) $90,670
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 80 0.02 0.34 (4) $85,750


About May 2018 National, State, Metropolitan, and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors, all metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas, and all states and the District of Columbia. The top employment and wage figures are provided above. The complete list is available in the downloadable XLS files.

The percentile wage estimate is the value of a wage below which a certain percent of workers fall. The median wage is the 50th percentile wage estimate--50 percent of workers earn less than the median and 50 percent of workers earn more than the median. More about percentile wages.


(1) Estimates for detailed occupations do not sum to the totals because the totals include occupations not shown separately. Estimates do not include self-employed workers.

(2) Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by a "year-round, full-time" hours figure of 2,080 hours; for those occupations where there is not an hourly wage published, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.

(3) The relative standard error (RSE) is a measure of the reliability of a survey statistic. The smaller the relative standard error, the more precise the estimate.

(4) Wages for some occupations that do not generally work year-round, full time, are reported either as hourly wages or annual salaries depending on how they are typically paid.

(8) Estimate not released.

(9) The location quotient is the ratio of the area concentration of occupational employment to the national average concentration. A location quotient greater than one indicates the occupation has a higher share of employment than average, and a location quotient less than one indicates the occupation is less prevalent in the area than average.


Other OES estimates and related information:

May 2018 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2018 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2018 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2018 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2018 Occupation Profiles

Technical Notes

 

Last Modified Date: March 29, 2019