Employment Outlook

Graduates of Blinn’s Architecture Program may work with a contractor as part of the administrative team in entry-level positions that lead to more advanced jobs such as estimator, job coordinator, or project manager. Program graduates are also qualified for positions in land and project development, technical sales jobs focusing on building materials, systems, and equipment, or positions with government agencies or financial institutions.

Career Opportunities: architectural interns, architecture CAD operators, architectural technicians, architectural drafters, intern drafters

Job Outlook: Demand for architecture occupations is expected to arise as services will be in demand in various areas such as rebuilding of infrastructure, renewable energy, oil and gas extraction, and robotics. Employment of architects is projected to grow 4 percent from 2016 to 2026, resulting in about 5,500 new jobs.

Median Annual Pay: $79,380

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics