Architect | Average UK Salary & Outlook

Architects design new buildings and the spaces around them, and work on the restoration and conservation of existing buildings.

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Architects typically work around 35 to 40 hours per week.

As a Architect you will typically work evenings / weekends.

This occupation tends to be:

  • Social — Social occupations frequently involve working with, communicating with, and teaching people. These occupations often involve helping or providing service to others.
  • Realistic — Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants,
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* from ONETonline
Average salary
48,426 GBP *
per year
27,500 GBP
90,000 GBP
5+ Experience
* data taken from the Office of National Statistics (
Average salary for Architect
  • 51,580 GBP
Average salary for part-time Architect
Average salary for full-time Architect

  • 18,740 GBP
  • 48,426 GBP
  • 51,580 GBP
Salary over time for Architect

Salary for this role has increased over time
  • 46,261 GBP
  • 44,871 GBP
  • 45,403 GBP
  • 46,957 GBP
  • 46,374 GBP
  • 47,598 GBP
  • 48,426 GBP
  • 46,705 GBP
  • 52,104 GBP

Future outlook for Architects

Balanced outlook
29 000+ jobs available
Balanced outlook
1% yearly wage growth (on average)
Very good outlook
22% chance of automation in the future

Architect - Your future job?

Which qualifications do I need?

Find out what you need to know in order to become a Architect and the highest average level of education for people in this role.

In terms of people already doing this job:

  • 49% of people in this role have a Bachelor's degree
  • 19% of people in this role have a Master's degree
  • 17% of people in this role have a Diploma of Higher Education or equivalent

You'll need:

  • design skills and knowledge
  • knowledge of building and construction
  • to be thorough and pay attention to detail
  • thinking and reasoning skills
  • customer service skills
  • excellent verbal communication skills
  • analytical thinking skills
  • the ability to use your initiative
  • to be able to use a computer and the main software packages confidently

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Things to highlight for your Architect interview

Dependability Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations. Leadership Job requires a willingness to lead, take charge, and offer opinions and direction. Integrity Job requires being honest and ethical. Cooperation Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude. Self Control Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.

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