Architects, Except Landscape and Naval


Plan and design structures, such as private residences, office buildings, theaters, factories, and other structural property.


Top Industry of Employment

  1. Engineering & Architectural Services

2002 - 2003 Wages
by MSA and Workforce Investment Areas

Area Employment**
Total
Hourly Wage Annual
Mean Entry Experienced Mean Entry Experienced
Missouri 2,020 28.97 16.09 35.41 60,250 33,460 73,650
Joplin MSA 20 21.64 16.37 24.28 45,010 34,040 50,500
Columbia MSA 70 17.74 13.21 20.00 36,890 27,480 41,600
Springfield MSA 130 22.52 9.95 28.80 46,840 20,690 59,910
St Louis MSA 1,170 31.42 16.69 38.79 65,360 34,710 80,690
Kansas City* 480 27.42 17.53 32.36 57,025 36,461 67,307
Central Region* 80 18.45 13.26 21.04 38,370 27,575 43,768
Northwest Region* 10 25.65 15.23 30.86 53,353 31,671 64,194
Ozark Region* 170 22.01 11.12 27.45 45,771 23,128 57,093
Southwest Region* 20 21.64 16.37 24.28 45,014 34,042 50,500
St. Louis City* 500 26.45 16.35 31.50 55,008 33,998 65,513
St. Louis County* 640 35.56 16.94 44.87 73,957 35,230 93,321

Long-term Employment Projections

Area Employment ** Change 2000-2010 Annual
Avg Openings
Long-term
Outlook
2000 Estimated 2010 Projected Number Percent
Missouri 2,890 3,320 430 14.88 60 Great
Kansas City MSA 1,010 1,170 160 15.84 22 Good
St Louis MSA 1,590 1,740 150 9.43 24 Good
Central Region* 190 200 10 5.26 3 Good
Northeast Region* 40 40 .00 Caution
Ozark Region* 160 200 40 25.00 5 Good
Southwest Region* 80 90 10 12.50 1 Caution

* - Workforce Investment Areas
** - Why are the employment levels different for the same occupation?



This profession generally requires Bachelor's degree in one of the following
Architecture (BArch, BA/BS, MArch, MA/MS, PhD)
Environmental Design/Architecture
Architectural History and Criticism, General (NEW)
Architecture and Related Services, Other