Architects, Surveyors, and Cartographers
Architects, Except Landscape and Naval
- About 21 percent of architects are self-employed—almost three times the proportion for all occupations.
- Licensing requirements include a professional degree in architecture, at least three years of practical work, training, and passing all divisions of the Architect Registration Examination.
- Architecture graduates may face competition, especially for jobs in the most prestigious firms.
Nature of the Work
People need places in which to live, work, play, learn, worship, meet, govern, shop, and eat. Architects are responsible for designing these places, whether they are private or public; indoors or out; rooms, buildings, or complexes. ...