Architect job description

Architects work in the construction industry and are involved with designing new buildings, extensions or alterations to existing buildings, or advising on the restoration and conservation of old properties. They can work on individual buildings or on large redevelopment schemes, and can be responsible for the design of the surrounding landscape and spaces.Architects activities are that they are in the early stages of a building process and work with the clients developing ideas. Range of typical starting salaries after Part 1 (first degree qualification): £15,000 - £20,000.Range of typical salaries after Part 2 (second degree or diploma): £20,000 - £26,000.Range of typical salaries after Part 3 (final exam leading to registration as an architect) or for those with experience and/or qualifications: £26,000 - £35,000.Range of typical salaries at senior level/associate/partner level: £35,000 - £80,000.