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Architects in Alabama

Want to work in Alabama as an Architect? Read this first!

3.7% Jobs Projection
$84,170 Median Salary
100 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Architects in Alabama are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Architects in Alabama is growing slower than average.

  • Architects in Alabama earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Architects Work in Alabama?

In Alabama, there were 1,210 people working as Architects in the year 2018.

There were 1,090 Architects employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 120 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 1,160 Architects working in it, which means Alabama has more Architects than average.


Job Projections for Alabama

Jobs for Architects in this state are growing at a rate of 3.7% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 4.2%.


Alabama Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 100 annual job openings, and 1,400 total jobs in 2026 for Architects in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 9,700 annual jobs and 134,200 total jobs in 2026.

What do Architects Make in Alabama?

In 2018 wages for Architects ranged from $51,300 to $142,700 with $84,170 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $24.67 to $68.61. The median hourly rate was $40.47.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $39.6 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.87.

The median salary in Alabama is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Alabama Metros for Architects

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Architects.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Birmingham-Hoover, AL 580 $84,530
Huntsville, AL 170 $85,420
Montgomery, AL 150 $79,280
Mobile, AL 90 $79,980
Columbus, GA-AL 80 $63,740

Top States for Architects Employment

The table below shows the states where most Architects work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 13,570 $87,180
New York 11,620 $92,240
Texas 8,560 $86,160
Illinois 5,560 $72,190
Florida 4,340 $70,740
Pennsylvania 4,180 $71,740
Washington 4,150 $74,740
Colorado 3,800 $65,690
Massachusetts 3,320 $93,920
Ohio 3,120 $76,720
New Jersey 2,650 $79,200
Virginia 2,640 $83,040
Georgia 2,610 $0
Maryland 2,540 $80,010
North Carolina 2,330 $78,200
Michigan 2,130 $70,640
Missouri 2,010 $72,380
Oregon 1,910 $75,190
District of Columbia 1,900 $92,490
Minnesota 1,850 $82,260

Below are the states where Architects get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Massachusetts $93,920
Alaska $93,180
District of Columbia $92,490
New York $92,240
Arizona $88,590
California $87,180
Texas $86,160
Alabama $84,170
New Hampshire $83,210
Virginia $83,040

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