Different Types of Architects

What are some different types of Architects?

Residential Architect "Individual Home"

Job Description:

  • Their job is to design and oversee the construction of an individual and private client's home. They try to make the place unique and custom to the client.


Most Likely to Hire:

  • Private Individuals or families for a home

-Generally for houses.


Salary:

  • $63,000


Education Recommended:

  • At minimum a bachelors or masters degree in architecture
  • Training in residential planning.

Commercial Architect

Job Description:

  • Design and oversee the construction of buildings for bigger businesses and the government.

-Generally more visually appearing.


Most Likely to Hire:

  • Bigger Businesses
  • Government Entities


Salary:

  • $79,650


Education Recommended:

  • Bachelors Degree in Architecture

-People that have an undergrad in something else will often get their masters in Architecture.

Lanscape Architect

Job Description:

  • Designs and oversees construction of outdoor structures

-Works more with trees, bushes, flowers, and more living things then non-living materials.


Most Likely to Hire:

  • Any place with any outside around them


Salary:

  • $67,000


Education Recommended:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Architecture
  • Master's Degree in Architecture