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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

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.

2019 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2018-28 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade760$98,920
San Diego-Carlsbad1170$96,480
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward4200$103,530
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara460$121,550
Santa Cruz-Watsonville40$66,140
Santa RosaN/A$93,780
Fresno100$81,790
SalinasN/A$123,770
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara210$106,120
Stockton-LodiN/A$100,860
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande80$100,630
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim6170$91,420
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura200$85,120
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario420N/A
NapaN/A$62,570
Bakersfield110$87,890
Modesto30$111,820

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