Pennsylvania Architecture Degrees and Schools

Career Information for Architects in Pennsylvania

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Fast Facts for Architects in Pennsylvania

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: State College, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Reading, Erie and York
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Harrisburg

Salaries for Architects in Pennsylvania

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: York, Allentown and Harrisburg

Schools for Architects in Pennsylvania are listed below.

Selected Architecture Schools in Pennsylvania

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More Pennsylvania Architecture Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh Doctorate 10,326
Drexel University Philadelphia Doctorate 20,682
Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg Harrisburg Associate 9,774
Lehigh University Bethlehem Doctorate 6,845
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus University Park Doctorate 43,252
Philadelphia University Philadelphia Doctorate 3,349
Temple University Philadelphia Doctorate & First Professional 34,696
University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia Doctorate & First Professional 23,980

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Architects

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

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Architects relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Harrisburg 130 $65780 0.62
Carlisle 130 $65780 0.62
Pittsburgh 600 $70220 0.78
Reading 60 $77950 0.56
Lancaster 110 $66150 0.71
Scranton 100 $68840 0.57
Wilkes 100 $68840 0.57
Barre 100 $68840 0.57
Hazleton 100 $68840 0.57
York 60 $69100 0.51
Hanover 60 $69100 0.51
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