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Jennifer Lu career of an architect

  1. 1. The Career of an Architect Jennifer Lu B Reading
  2. 2. Job Overview <ul><li>Architects: </li></ul><ul><li>-Consult with clients </li></ul><ul><li>-Design the look of buildings </li></ul><ul><li>-Make sure that buildings are functional, safe, and economical. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Job Overview (continued) <ul><li>When designing buildings, architects have to: </li></ul><ul><li>-consult with clients </li></ul><ul><li>-design the building </li></ul><ul><li>-check on the progress of the work at the construction site </li></ul>
  4. 4. Education and Training <ul><li>Professional degree in architecture </li></ul><ul><li>Should have at least a bachelor’s degree </li></ul><ul><li>Educated in design, building, construction, engineering, and technology </li></ul>
  5. 5. Salary <ul><li>MD Salaries: </li></ul><ul><li>B- $47,000 per year ($22.58 per hour) </li></ul><ul><li>M- $74,500 per year ($35. 83 per hour) </li></ul><ul><li>P- $121,000 per year ($58.28 per hour) </li></ul><ul><li>USA Salaries: </li></ul><ul><li>B- $42,300 per year ($20.34 per hour) </li></ul><ul><li>M- $72,700 per year ($34.95 per hour) </li></ul><ul><li>P- $122,600 per year ($58.96 per hour) </li></ul>
  6. 6. Growth Potential and Outlook <ul><li>*information from Career One-Stop </li></ul>+16% 164,200 141,200 United States +15% 2,780 2,420 MD Percent Change Employment 2018 Employment 2008
  7. 7. Facility <ul><li>Offices: </li></ul><ul><li>-discussing with client </li></ul><ul><li>-designing and editing designs </li></ul><ul><li>Construction sites: </li></ul><ul><li>-checking on the progress of the work </li></ul>
  8. 8. Related Careers <ul><li>-Landscape architects </li></ul><ul><li>-Mechanical engineers </li></ul><ul><li>-Civil engineers </li></ul><ul><li>-Urban/Regional </li></ul><ul><li>planners </li></ul>
  9. 9. Comparison Instructional coordinators, Child, family, and social workers, Counselors, Sociologists, Special Education teachers Landscape Architects, Mechanical Engineers, Civil Engineers, Urban/Regional Planners Related Careers Depends on type of psychologists- can be offices, nursing homes, etc. Offices Construction sites Facility Outlook: Stable Growth potential:12.5% per year Outlook: growing Growth potential:16% per year Growth Potential and Outlook $86,500 per year ($41.60 per hour) $72,700 per year ($34.95 per hour) Salary At least a Master’s degree Go to graduate school Must take exams and internships to be a licensed psychologist Professional degree in architecture At least a Bachelor’s degree Educated in design, building, construction, engineering, and technology Education and Training Study the behavior, motives, thoughts, and feelings of humans and animals. Diagnose mental disorders Design buildings- create overall look, make sure they are safe, functional, and economical Overview Psychologist Architect
  10. 10. Comparison of an Architect to a Psychologist (continued) Both work in offices Both can work in different places than just offices- example: architects can work at construction sites and psychologists might work at schools Facility Architect has a growing outlook and psychologist has a stable outlook Both are growing at a rate of about 10-20% per year Growth Potential and Outlook Both make about $70,000-$90,000 per year (average) Salary Both require many years in college Both require additional training in that field Education and Training Both do very different jobs, one designs buildings while another helps and studies patients’ mental and emotional disorders. Overview Similarities and Differences
  11. 11. “Victory is what happens when ten thousand hours of training meet up with one moment of opportunity.” - Anonymous

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