Architects

National Occupation Code (NOC): 2151  ยท  Browse All Occupations

Architects conceptualize, plan and develop designs for the construction and renovation of commercial, institutional and residential buildings. They are employed by architectural firms, private corporations and governments, or they may be self-employed.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Architect
  • Architectural Standards Specialist
  • Chief Architect
  • Consulting Architect
  • Industrial And Commercial Buildings Architect
  • Residential Architect
  • Residential Building Architect
  • Architect
  • Architectural Standards Specialist
  • Chief Architect
  • Consulting Architect
  • Industrial And Commercial Buildings Architect
  • Residential Architect

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for architects.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate N/A
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma N/A
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above $47,020
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $49,553
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Gender

The following table details median income by gender for architects.

Gender Median Income
Male $49,553
Female $45,141
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Extracted Salary Information (10 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for architects.

$37,050.00
Lowest Observed
$173,500.00
Highest Observed
$55,000.00
25th Percentile
$72,085.30
Average
$64,000.00
Median
$71,175.00
75th Percentile

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for architects

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 0
25 to 34 years 65
35 to 44 years 45
45 to 54 years 45
55 to 64 years 45
65 to 74 years 20
75 years and over 0
Total 215
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for architects. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 50
Part Time 160
Total 195
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Gender

This chart outlines regional employment participation by gender for architects. Hover over a pie section to see the associated gender, or refer to the table below.

Gender Employed Individuals
Male 165
Female 55
Total 215
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for architects. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 155
Self Employed 55
Total 215
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for architects. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 205
Unemployed 10
Total 215
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for architects. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 0
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 10
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 0
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 10
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 0
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 175
Total 195
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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