Architecture & Construction


Employment of architecture occupations is projected to decline 1 percent from 2019 to 2029, slower than average for all occupations, losing about 1,100 jobs. Landscape architecture occupations will decline about 2 percent, losing about 600 jobs. Employment in construction occupations is projected to grow 4 percent from 2019 to 2029, about as fast as the average for all occupations, and gain about 296,300 new jobs.

U.S. Department of Labor: Occupational Outlook Handbook

Career Experience & Exposure Opportunities

  • Shipyard Apprenticeship
  • AutoCAD/Survey Field Intern with Landtech Resources, Inc.
  • Henderson Construction Mentorship
  • Internships and Job Shadows

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WJCC Schools Related Courses

New Horizons Courses

  • Building and Construction I, II, III
  • Electricity and Renewable Energy
  • HVAC I, II
  • Plumbing and Pipefitting

Sample Jobs in the Architecture and Construction Field

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Career TitleMean Annual SalaryEducation Requirements
Architect$80,750Bachelor’s Degree
Civil Engineer$87,060Bachelor’s Degree
Construction Worker$36,000-50,000High School Diploma or Equivalent
Electrician$56,180High School Diploma or Equivalent/Certification/Training
Landscape Architect$69,360Bachelor’s Degree
Surveyor$63,420Bachelor’s Degree

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