A Career in Architecture


Joshua Cardona

Have you ever wanted to design buildings, apartments, and even your own house? Well you can do all that when you’re an architect. Architects design the overall look of houses, buildings, and other structures. Also, they have to ensure that the final product is both attractive and functional. They make a really good amount of money each year, too. A starting level architect makes over $60,000 a year.¬†

You might be wondering, how to become an architect? First, you need to get into a good college and complete a professional degree in architecture. Then, you will have to gain on the job experience through a paid internship and finally, pass the ARE. The ARE is a multi-division exam used to assess your knowledge and skills regarding the practice of architecture. This process will take up to at least 5 to 7 years.

Becoming an architect is a really good career. Becoming an architect is a safe choice. You have to be really good at mathematical principles so, they can effectively plan and design buildings and other structures. People who want to become an architect would have to take many math classes in college to obtain a degree in architecture. The average architect makes roughly between $60,000 and $100,000 per year. They mostly retire around the age of 65.

Are there risks to becoming architect? There are always risks when you are working, you just have to concentrate, it is important to maintain calm while working. Many people depend on architects to design buildings, houses, and apartments to look nice.