Tampa, FL (population: 351,091) has two architecture design schools within its city limits. University of South Florida, the highest ranked school in the city with an architecture design program, has a total student population of 40,022. It is the 138th highest ranked school in the USA and the 3rd highest in the state of Florida (#1 is University of Miami). To learn more about architecture design programs in Tampa, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of architecture design professors at University of South Florida such as Mildred Abreu, Jody Beck, Alex Bothos, Steve Cooke, Daryl Croi, and Vanessa Estrada.
Architecture Design students from Tampa schools who go on to become architecture designers, interior architects, architectural engineers, architectural project managers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 2,412,730 people working as architecture and engineering employees alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $73,590. Also, Landscape architects make on average $65,910 per year and there are about 18,940 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater area alone, there are 160 employed landscape architects earning an average salary of $67,870. Architecture and engineering employees in this area earn $62,920/yr and there are 17,920 employed.
Tampa lies in Hillsborough county, which is one of the 49 counties in Florida. Overall, the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater area has 1,131,330 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $20/hr average worker wage, and a $40,590 average annual salary. Thus, about 16 out of every 1000 jobs in Tampa are held by architecture and engineering employees, and 0/1000 are held by landscape architects.
Of the 2 architecture design schools in Tampa, both of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of South Florida comes out as the most expensive ($11,421/yr) for architecture design students, with Hillsborough Community College as the lowest, reported at only $6,784/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Tampa|
|Pinellas Park||FL||46,971||2||19.8178||18||15.7 miles|
|Saint Petersburg||FL||243,829||7||28.1391||139||16.9 miles|
|New Port Richey||FL||-||2||22.9424||46||24.5 miles|
|Saint Leo||FL||-||1||24.1963||100||29.4 miles|
|North Port||FL||58,777||0||-||0||65.4 miles|
|Port Charlotte||FL||49,392||1||23.17||24||70.8 miles|
|Winter Park||FL||-||6||33.3306||155||82.4 miles|
|Lake Mary||FL||-||1||18.3465||21||89.8 miles|
|North Fort Myers||FL||51,280||0||-||0||93.8 miles|
|Cape Coral||FL||161,428||1||26.0313||32||96.0 miles|
|Fort Myers||FL||68,373||7||23.467||192||99.8 miles|