So you think you're interested in Architecture Careers? Ask yourself the following questions . . .
• Are you creative?
• Do you enjoy drawing?
• Are you good at meeting deadlines?
• Do you enjoy math-based subjects such as algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and pre-calculus?
• Are you willing to go to college for five years?
• Are you able to work long hours that may include nights and weekends?
The Facts About Careers In Architecture
• An Architecture degree takes five years to complete. The degree will need to be accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB).
• Everyone interested in an architecture career must be licensed by not only completing a degree but passing the Architect Registration Examination.
• Competition is fierce for jobs in architecture in highly prestigious firms.
• Artistic ability is not essential however, it will be helpful to get into the field.
• Computer skills are also required for architectural based writing programs.
How Much Money Can I Make As An Architect?
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, in 2008 the median annual salary for Architects was $70,320. The salary range for these positions was between $41,320 and $119,220. Your salary may depend on the state that you live in. Click here to compare the salary of an Architecture Career to other career salaries.
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Are You Ready To Start A Career as an Architect?
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