There is more than meets the eye when it comes to being an architectural superintendent. For example, did you know that they make an average of $62.48 an hour? That's $129,967 a year!
Between 2018 and 2028, the career is expected to grow 10% and produce 46,200 job opportunities across the U.S.
There are certain skills that many architectural superintendents have in order to accomplish their responsibilities. By taking a look through resumes, we were able to narrow down the most common skills for a person in this position. We discovered that a lot of resumes listed business skills, customer-service skills and initiative.
When it comes to searching for a job, many search for a key term or phrase. Instead, it might be more helpful to search by industry, as you might be missing jobs that you never thought about in industries that you didn't even think offered positions related to the architectural superintendent job title. But what industry to start with? Most architectural superintendents actually find jobs in the construction and technology industries.
If you're interested in becoming an architectural superintendent, one of the first things to consider is how much education you need. We've determined that 57.1% of architectural superintendents have a bachelor's degree. In terms of higher education levels, we found that 7.1% of architectural superintendents have master's degrees. Even though most architectural superintendents have a college degree, it's possible to become one with only a high school degree or GED.
You may find that experience in other jobs will help you become an architectural superintendent. In fact, many architectural superintendent jobs require experience in a role such as superintendent. Meanwhile, many architectural superintendents also have previous career experience in roles such as project manager or general foreman.
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In addition to switching up your job search, it might prove helpful to look at a career path for your specific job. Now, what's a career path you ask? Well, it's practically a map that shows how you might advance from one job title to another. Our career paths are especially detailed with salary changes. So, for example, if you started out with the role of construction manager you might progress to a role such as project manager eventually. Later on in your career, you could end up with the title business development director.
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