JOB: Architect

SALARY: $79,300

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, architects earned an average annual income of $79,300 in 2011. Workers in the occupation earned $38.13 an hour on average. Architects in the top 10 percent of the pay scale earned more than $119,410 a year, and those in the bottom 10 percent made less than $44,030.

WORK: Dickson Inc.

WHERE LIVE: Corpus Christi is a coastal city in the South Texas region of the U.S. state of Texas. The county seat of Nueces County, it also extends into Aransas, Kleberg, and San Patricio Counties

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