Average Salary for Southern California Institute of Architecture Alumni

The Southern California Institute of Architecture is a university based in Los Angeles, Calif. that is home to around zero undergraduates. The data for this synopsis comes from former Southern California Institute of Architecture students who took the PayScale salary survey.

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Southern California Institute of Architecture Alumni

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Design Architect
7 salaries
$59,994  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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About This School

960 E. 3rd Street
Los Angeles, CA 90013-1822

www.sciarc.edu

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Private School

50 %

48 %


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Industry

Among Southern California Institute of Architecture grads, the architectural services industry is a commonly chosen career field. Following graduation, Southern California Institute of Architecture students earn an average of $58K.

Gender

Male graduates on average earn more than female graduates; the first group banks $69K per year, but the second group takes home only approximately $53K.

Locations

Graduates of Southern California Institute of Architecture seem to enjoy living in Los Angeles, and the larger part of grads wind up living and working there after graduation.

Degree Major

With a median annual earnings of $82K per year, Southern California Institute of Architecture grads who have a Bachelor of Architecture (BArch) are the best paid among the alumni population. The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is a Master of Architecture (MArch) ($61K on average annually).

Skills

AutoCAD is a popular skill among Southern California Institute of Architecture alumni, with the greater part of grads reporting using it on the job. Competency in Project Management translates into above-average pay for Southern California Institute of Architecture grads — they earn 35 percent more than their fellow graduates. Other prime know-hows include 3D Rendering, Adobe Photoshop, and Project Management.

Benefits and Perks

Though vacation and sick days are paid for some, these benefits are reported by the minority of graduates (one in three grads and one-third of alumni, respectively). More than half of grads report contributing to a 401(k). Health coverage is awarded to the larger part of alumni, and dental insurance is issued to slightly more than half of the alumni as well. Additional perks enjoyed by Southern California Institute of Architecture grads include a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, a company-subsidized cell phone, and life insurance.

Related Schools

Compensation averages about $59K for California College of the Arts alumni, making their earnings most comparable to Southern California Institute of Architecture grads. The American Film Institute Conservatory, Otis College of Art and Design, and Art Center College of Design are also similar to Southern California Institute of Architecture.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1453 1871
ACT Scores 19 23

Key Stats for Southern California Institute of Architecture

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %
Salary
$53,383
Salary
$46,979 - $86,472

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
$49,579 - $75,000

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