*Demographics: AIA Membership

A Snapshot of AIA Members    Source: aia.org

Architects

                            11/1/2010        5/11/2011

Female                            14%                15%

African-American           1%                  1%

Asian/Pacific Islander     5%                  5%

Caucasian                       72%               72%

Hispanic                           3%                 3%
Other                                 1%                1%

Unknown                         18%              18%


Associates 
Female                               22%             30%

African-American              3%               3%
Asian/Pacific Islander        6%               6%

Caucasian                          56%             57%

Hispanic                              7%               6%
Other                                   4%               3%

Unknown                           24%             23%

From Firm Survey 2009:

  • Women accounted for 17% of firm principals and partners, up from 16% in the 2005 AIA Firm Survey.
  • Racial and ethnic minorities accounted for 11% of firm principals and partners, up from 8% in 2005.
  • Of licensed architects in firms, women accounted for 20%, the same level as in 2005; racial and ethnic minorities accounted for 18%, up from 11% in 2005.