Salary for Postsecondary Architecture Teachers

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Architecture teachers working in postsecondary institutions plan, develop, deliver and grade homeowrks and exams, as well as giving lectures on architecture and related fields. These professionals inititate and moderate stimulating classroom discussions, and are expected to stay informed regarding changes in their field by reading, attending professional conferences and meetings, and discussing with other architecture professionals. Doctoral degrees are strongly recommended for this field, although in some cases a Master's degree may be acceptable.

A Postsecondary Architecture Teacher can receive an average pay level of between $45,960 to $178,310 depending on tenure and industry expertise. Architecture Teachers will normally get a salary of one hundred thousand eight hundred and twenty dollars each year.

Architecture Teachers are compensated most highly in New York, where they earn average wages of close to $137,430. People with this job title are paid at the highest average level in Educational Services, where they earn an average pay rate of $100,810.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 79.62 percent nationwide in that time.


Postsecondary Architecture Teachers tend to make the most in the following industries:

Educational Services

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Educational Services