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16.6% Jobs Projection
$70,740 Median Salary
580 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Architects in Florida is growing faster than average.

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

How Many Architects Work in Florida?

There were approximately 4,340 workers employed as Architects in this state in 2018.

There were 4,490 Architects employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 150 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Florida

Jobs for Architects in this state are growing at a rate of 16.6% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 4.2%.


Florida Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 580 annual Architects job openings in Florida, and 7,380 total jobs in the year 2026.

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

What do Architects Make in Florida?

In 2018 wages for Architects ranged from $36,800 to $144,420 with $70,740 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $17.69 to $69.43. The median hourly rate was $34.01.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $35.25 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $1.24.

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


Top Florida Metros for Architects

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 1,790 $75,530
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 710 $72,190
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 690 $60,740
Jacksonville, FL 200 $75,400
Tallahassee, FL 160 $65,270
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL 150 $59,230
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL 80 $77,000
Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 80 $80,290
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 60 $65,690
Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL 60 n/a
Port St. Lucie, FL 50 $47,480

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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