Architectural Engineers By Courtney Kitts
What is Architectural Engineering? • the application of engineering principles and technology to building, design and construction
What do Architectural Engineers do? • Contrary to popular belief, an architectural engineer very rarely actually builds or sees the building being constructed. • For the most an Architectural Engineer design a building, certifies it, draws a blue print, edits blue prints, and checks for flaws in designs.
Why are they important? • Without an Architectural Engineer, a blue print could not be drawn correctly, therefore buildings would not be built correctly. • Without them, buildings would also be structurally unstable and people could end up getting hurt.
What Education is Required? • To become an Architectural Engineer, you are required to have completed Algebra 1 and 2, along with a college degree in Architectural Engineering. • Taking Geometry and Technical Physics is recommended.
Where can I get my degree? • Penn State • Delaware Area Career Center • Harvard • University of Miami • Lincoln University • Pennsylvania Institute of Technology • Etc.
How long do I have to go to college? • Although the time could vary depending on your schedule, but generally, it takes you Five years in college to get your degree.
What jobs would I be qualified for? • Architectural Business Development • Electrical Engineer • Senior Electrical Project Engineer • Project Engineer • Construction Management • Etc.
What are some companies I could work for? • Hager Engineering • Ryan Engineering • Blue C Developments • KEO • Architectura Inc. • Robersoin’s Inc. • Etc.
Where could I work? • There are constantly jobs opening up for Architectural Engineers all over the country. • For Example; • Electrical Engineer - Rockville, MD • Plumbing and Piping Design Engineer - Mukilteo, WA • Etc.
What is the Average Salary? • Depending on where you work, how long, etc., you could make a salary between $43,974 and $92,722 a year. • You could also make a money at a rate of between $15-$125 an hour, depending on you particular job.
What is the average Income? • The average income for an Architectural Engineer with a degree in $71,009
Bibliography • Bibliography • "Engineers." Bureau of Labor Statistics. 18 Dec. 2007. Bureau of Labor. 25 Feb. 2007 <www.bls.gov>. • www.wikipedia.com • "Home Architectural Engineering." Home Architectural Engineering. 2008. Penn State. 25 Feb. 2009 <http://www.engr.psu.edu/AE/>. • "Engineer Salary." Pay Scale. 2009. 25 Feb. 2009 <http://www.payscale.com/research/US/Job=Civil_Engineer/Salary/by_Certification>. • http://www.engr.psu.edu/ae/courses/graduate.asp