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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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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:

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.

2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 23.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

Metro Area
Annual Median Salary
Bakersfield110 $75,590
Fresno80 $85,510
Salinas40 N/A
San Diego-Carlsbad1040 $94,750
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim5890 $95,880
Napa60 $91,940
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-VenturaN/A $103,130
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario500 $91,310
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade790 $98,470
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward4050 $101,170
Stockton-Lodi90 $101,320
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara450 $103,840
Vallejo-Fairfield90 $106,540
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande60 $72,430
Santa Cruz-WatsonvilleN/A $102,620
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara100 $102,780
Santa RosaN/A $87,920

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