Southern California Institute of Architecture Alumni Average Salary

The Southern California Institute of Architecture, a school in Los Angeles, Calif., has roughly zero undergrads. The figures in this overview come from the responses of Southern California Institute of Architecture grads who took the PayScale salary survey.

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Southern California Institute of Architecture Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
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Design Architect
7 salaries
$59,994  
   
Architectural Designer
2 salaries
$50,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 22 Aug 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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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

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Industry

The most highly represented industry among alumni is the architectural services industry. Median pay for those who graduated from the Southern California Institute of Architecture amounts to $59K.

Gender

Male graduates of Southern California Institute of Architecture out-earn their female counterparts significantly, earning an average of $69K versus approximately $56K for women.

Locations

Many Southern California Institute of Architecture alumni remain in Los Angeles after graduation; the larger part of grads find permanent positions in the workforce here.

Degree Major

Southern California Institute of Architecture grads who fare the best in terms of salary hold a Bachelor of Architecture (BArch) and earn a median salary of $85K per year. Average annual salaries for those with a Master of Architecture (MArch) are the lowest of the pack, earning around $60K.

Skills

Knowledge of Design seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 44 percent more than their former classmates' salaries ($85K). AutoCAD is a popular skill among Southern California Institute of Architecture alumni, with the greater part of workers reporting using it on the job. Project Management, 3D Rendering, and Adobe Photoshop are desirable skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Only two-fifths of alumni earn paid vacation and just two-fifths of alumni get paid sick time. More than half of respondents opt for a 401(k) to save for retirement. A majority of graduates receive health insurance, and the larger part of survey participants get dental coverage. Additional perks enjoyed by Southern California Institute of Architecture grads include tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, 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
22 %
Male
78 %
Salary
$56,000
Salary
$46,309 - $89,528
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
$40,000 - $69,000

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