Assessment result details

Pre-Construction and Design

People with these jobs design plans for buildings, landscaping, and structural systems.

Architectural and Engineering Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as architecture and engineering or research and development in these fields.
Annual Wage
$168,795.09
Top Entry-level Education
an Associate degree
1.15%
a Bachelor's degree
46.67%
a Master's or Professional degree
51.04%
a Doctoral degree or more
1.15%

Architects, Except Landscape and Naval

Plan and design structures, such as private residences, office buildings, theaters, factories, and other structural property.
Annual Wage
$82,035.59
Top Entry-level Education
a Bachelor's degree
62.97%
a Master's or Professional degree
37.03%

Landscape Architects

Plan and design land areas for projects such as parks and other recreational facilities, airports, highways, hospitals, schools, land subdivisions, and commercial, industrial, and residential sites.
Annual Wage
$78,654.72
Top Entry-level Education
some college
3.57%
a Bachelor's degree
85.71%
a Master's or Professional degree
10.71%

Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

Collect, analyze, and interpret geographic information provided by geodetic surveys, aerial photographs, and satellite data. Research, study, and prepare maps and other spatial data in digital or graphic form for legal, social, political, educational, and design purposes. May work with Geographic Information Systems (GIS). May design and evaluate algorithms, data structures, and user interfaces for GIS and mapping systems.
Annual Wage
$89,165.93
Top Entry-level Education
a certificate
35.73%
some college
10.63%
an Associate degree
11.15%
a Bachelor's degree
31.50%
a Master's or Professional degree
10.99%

Surveyors

Make exact measurements and determine property boundaries. Provide data relevant to the shape, contour, gravitation, location, elevation, or dimension of land or land features on or near the earth's surface for engineering, mapmaking, mining, land evaluation, construction, and other purposes.
Annual Wage
$89,622.03
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
16.13%
a certificate
3.23%
some college
6.45%
an Associate degree
32.26%
a Bachelor's degree
41.94%

Architectural Drafters

Prepare detailed drawings of architectural designs and plans for buildings and structures according to specifications provided by architect.
Annual Wage
$61,379.13
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
0.41%
a certificate
0.91%
some college
0.41%
an Associate degree
17.85%
a Bachelor's degree
54.59%
a Master's or Professional degree
25.84%

Civil Drafters

Prepare drawings and topographical and relief maps used in civil engineering projects, such as highways, bridges, pipelines, flood control projects, and water and sewerage control systems.
Annual Wage
$61,379.13
Top Entry-level Education
a certificate
14.29%
some college
19.05%
an Associate degree
47.62%
a Bachelor's degree
19.05%

Electronic Drafters

Draw wiring diagrams, circuit board assembly diagrams, schematics, and layout drawings used for manufacture, installation, and repair of electronic equipment.
Annual Wage
$67,629.36
Top Entry-level Education
a certificate
38.49%
some college
1.99%
an Associate degree
50.89%
a Bachelor's degree
8.64%

Electrical Drafters

Develop specifications and instructions for installation of voltage transformers, overhead or underground cables, and related electrical equipment used to conduct electrical energy from transmission lines or high-voltage distribution lines to consumers.
Annual Wage
$67,629.36
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
16.10%
a certificate
29.67%
some college
12.04%
an Associate degree
18.63%
a Bachelor's degree
21.07%
a Master's or Professional degree
2.48%

Mechanical Drafters

Prepare detailed working diagrams of machinery and mechanical devices, including dimensions, fastening methods, and other engineering information.
Annual Wage
$60,860.52
Top Entry-level Education
a certificate
7.98%
some college
7.45%
an Associate degree
61.28%
a Bachelor's degree
20.25%
a Master's or Professional degree
2.93%
a Doctoral degree or more
0.13%

Surveying Technicians

Adjust and operate surveying instruments, such as the theodolite and electronic distance-measuring equipment, and compile notes, make sketches and enter data into computers.
Annual Wage
$65,332.97
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
25.00%
a certificate
20.83%
some college
16.67%
an Associate degree
33.33%
a Bachelor's degree
4.17%

Commercial and Industrial Designers

Develop and design manufactured products, such as cars, home appliances, and children's toys. Combine artistic talent with research on product use, marketing, and materials to create the most functional and appealing product design.
Annual Wage
$70,702.75
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
4.30%
a certificate
0.29%
some college
15.23%
an Associate degree
12.26%
a Bachelor's degree
67.92%

Interior Designers

Plan, design, and furnish interiors of residential, commercial, or industrial buildings. Formulate design which is practical, aesthetic, and conducive to intended purposes, such as raising productivity, selling merchandise, or improving life style. May specialize in a particular field, style, or phase of interior design.
Annual Wage
$58,158.61
Top Entry-level Education
an Associate degree
9.52%
a Bachelor's degree
90.47%