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Position Description Teach courses in architecture and architectural design, such as architectural environmental design, interior architecture/design, and landscape architecture. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Architecture Professor Responsibilities

  • Supervise undergraduate or graduate teaching, internship, and research work.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to address teaching and research issues.
  • Provide professional consulting services to government or industry.
  • Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.
  • Compile, administer, and grade examinations, or assign this work to others.
  • Participate in campus and community events.

What Skills Do You Need to Work as an Architecture Professor?

Architecture Professors state the following job skills are important in their day-to-day work.

Reading Comprehension: Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

Learning Strategies: Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.

Speaking: Talking to others to convey information effectively.

Instructing: Teaching others how to do something.

Writing: Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.

Active Listening: Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

Types of Architecture Professor Jobs

  • Interior Design Professional
  • Architectural Drafting Instructor
  • Assistant Professor
  • Lecturer
  • College Professor

Architecture Professor Job Outlook

There were about 9,500 jobs for Architecture Professor in 2016 (in the United States). New jobs are being produced at a rate of 10.5% which is above the national average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 1,000 new jobs for Architecture Professor by 2026. There will be an estimated 800 positions for Architecture Professor per year.

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The states with the most job growth for Architecture Professor are Utah, Oregon, and Montana. Watch out if you plan on working in Nebraska, Minnesota, or Maryland. These states have the worst job growth for this type of profession.

What is the Average Salary of an Architecture Professor

Architecture Professors make between $42,540 and $174,300 a year.

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Architecture Professors who work in Massachusetts, New York, or Rhode Island, make the highest salaries.

Below is a list of the median annual salaries for Architecture Professors in different U.S. states.

State Annual Mean Salary
Alabama $90,870
California $98,610
Colorado $76,350
Florida $77,870
Georgia $98,140
Idaho $90,520
Illinois $82,160
Indiana $88,260
Iowa $79,110
Kansas $86,920
Maryland $98,030
Massachusetts $128,210
Michigan $85,350
Missouri $98,910
New York $135,190
Ohio $84,000
Oregon $82,760
Rhode Island $128,240
South Carolina $118,040
Texas $87,360
Utah $83,080
Virginia $81,960
Wisconsin $83,640

What Tools & Technology do Architecture Professors Use?

Although they’re not necessarily needed for all jobs, the following technologies are used by many Architecture Professors:

  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Office
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Web browser software
  • Data entry software
  • Email software
  • Word processing software
  • Autodesk AutoCAD
  • Adobe Systems Adobe Acrobat
  • Adobe Systems Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Systems Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Systems Adobe InDesign
  • Computer aided design CAD software
  • Salesforce software
  • Calendar and scheduling software
  • Learning management system LMS
  • Blackboard Learn
  • Collaborative editing software

How do I Become an Architecture Professor?

Learn what Architecture Professor education requirements there are.

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How Long Does it Take to Become an Architecture Professor?

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Who Employs Architecture Professors?

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Architecture Professors work in the following industries:

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Those who work as an Architecture Professor sometimes switch careers to one of these choices:

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