SOC: 17-1011

Architects create the concepts for structures and turn those concepts into images and plans. They design and oversee the construction of buildings, such as homes, hospitals, shopping malls, skyscrapers, and sports complexes. These structures may or may not utilize green building practices.  They may even design entire communities.

Los Angeles County Architects, Except Landscape and Naval

Annual Average Employment 2010

Projected Employment 2020

Average Hourly Wage, 1q12

Average Annual Wage, 1q12

Entry Level Education

Work Experience

On the Job Training

3,650

4,390

$41.08

$85,436

Bachelor’s

None

Internship

To more fully explore the green occupation listed above, see the Employment Development’s California’s Occupational Guide or Understanding the Green Economy.

Please note that this is occupational data across all industries and not necessarily specific to any one area of clean technology.