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Architects in Oregon

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

10.3% Jobs Projection
$75,190 Median Salary
170 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Architects Work in Oregon?

1,910 people worked as Architects in 2018 in this state.

There were 1,570 Architects employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 340 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Oregon

Jobs for Architects in this state are growing at a rate of 10.3% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 4.2%.


Oregon Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 170 annual Architects job openings in Oregon, and 2,240 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 Oregon?

In 2018 wages for Architects ranged from $51,300 to $121,730 with $75,190 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $24.67 to $58.52. The median hourly rate was $36.15.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $35.94 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.21.

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


Top Oregon Metros for Architects

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 1,760 $75,770
Eugene, OR 80 $66,800
Bend-Redmond, OR 70 $61,060
Medford, OR 30 $80,030

Top States for Architects Employment

View the list below to see 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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