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Fast Facts for Architects in California

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: San Francisco, San Diego and Santa Ana
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Riverside, Vallejo and San Jose
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: San Francisco, Santa Ana and San Diego

Salaries for Architects in California

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Bakersfield, Salinas and San Diego

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  • Drafting Technology & Design (AS)
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Henderson
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  • Degree - Industrial Maintenance Technician
  • Many programs require externships, allowing students to gain real-world experience.
  • Approved A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau (BBB) since 1984.
  • Offers 22 accelerated, career-focused program options including business administration, medical assisting, and more.
  • Regionally accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
  • 11 campuses across California, with an online division as well.
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Ontario
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  • Industrial Maintenance and Automated Technology
  • A part of the Select Education Group (SEG).
  • Offers several scholarship and financial aid opportunities for students who qualify.
  • California campuses accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), and accreditation for the Salem campus from the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET).
  • 4 Campuses located in Clovis, Modesto, and Redding in California, and Salem, Oregon.
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Clovis
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  • AutoCAD
  • A private, accredited distance learning college based in Norcross, Georgia founded in 1987.
  • Ensures that service members, their spouses and veterans can maximize their military education benefits.
  • Gives students the option to customize monthly payments to fit their budgets and lifestyle.
  • Offers all-inclusive tuition: textbooks, learning materials, and academic support are covered in the cost.
  • Allows alumni to enroll in any future program at a reduced rate.
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  • Electrician
  • Oil and Gas Instrumentation Technician
  • Offers career programs in accounting, cosmetology, massage therapy, physical fitness training, and more.
  • Provides hands-on training led by instructors who have relevant, on-the-job experience.
  • Each campus features a public salon and spa for student practice.
  • Campuses are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET) and Council on Occupational Education (COE).
  • 11 campuses across California, Texas, Nevada and Idaho, as well as 8 additional Milan Institute of Cosmetology campuses.
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Bakersfield
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  • Graduate Certificate in Project Monitoring and Evaluation

Change the World with American University

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  • PMP
  • Project Management
  • An accredited computer training academy preparing students to enter the IT industry as Network Engineers, Software Engineers, Web Apps Developer, Website Designers, Programmers, Database Administrators since 2000.
  • Holds A+ certification from CompTIA.
  • Located in Los Angeles, approximately 10 minutes away from LAX.
  • Flexible class schedules offered during day times, evenings and weekends.
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  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor's Programs in 2014 by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Implements a one-to-one teaching model, partnering one student with one faculty member in each course.
  • 100% of faculty members hold doctoral degrees.
  • No physical residency requirements, allowing students to pursue their degree online.
  • Committed to innovation, diversity, excellence, and accountability since its founding in 1996.
  • Offers several programs in business, education, psychology, and more.
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  • Master of Science in Project Management

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More California Architecture Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
San Francisco
Masters
11,334
Oakland
Masters
1,613
San Luis Obispo
Masters
19,777
Pomona
Masters
21,477
Los Angeles
Masters
482
Berkeley
Doctorate & First Professional
34,940
Los Angeles
Doctorate & First Professional
37,476
San Francisco
Doctorate & First Professional
8,714
Los Angeles
Doctorate & First Professional
33,408

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Architects

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for California. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Architects

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Architects relative to the population of the city. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Bakersfield -2222 $74,060
Fresno 70 $85,940
Salinas 50 $115,580
San Diego 1190 $86,190
Carlsbad 1190 $86,190
Los Angeles 5530 $81,180
Long Beach 5530 $81,180
Anaheim 5530 $81,180
Napa 40 $95,570
Oxnard 40 $-1,111
Thousand Oaks 40 $-1,111
Ventura 40 $-1,111
Riverside 470 $76,050
San Bernardino 470 $76,050
Ontario 470 $76,050
Sacramento 800 $89,020
Roseville 800 $89,020
Arden 800 $89,020
Arcade 800 $89,020
San Francisco 3970 $91,180
Oakland 3970 $91,180
Hayward 3970 $91,180
Stockton 50 $95,550
Lodi 50 $95,550
San Jose 520 $85,780
Sunnyvale 520 $85,780
Santa Clara 520 $85,780
Vallejo 120 $98,420
Fairfield 120 $98,420
San Luis Obispo 50 $48,640
Paso Robles 50 $48,640
Arroyo Grande 50 $48,640
Santa Cruz 70 $91,240
Watsonville 70 $91,240
Santa Maria 100 $79,730
Santa Barbara 100 $79,730
Santa Rosa 110 $89,560

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