Architectural technologist | Average UK Salary & Outlook

Architectural technologists manage all stages of the technical design and planning process of building projects.

  • Operate computer-aided drafting (CAD) equipment or conventional drafting station to produce designs, working drawings, charts, forms, and records.  
  • Coordinate structural, electrical, and mechanical designs and determine a method of presentation to graphically represent building plans.  
  • Analyze building codes, by-laws, space and site
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Architectural technologists typically work around 43 to 45 hours per week.

As a Architectural technologist you will typically work evenings.

This occupation tends to be:

  • Artistic — Artistic occupations frequently involve working with forms, designs and patterns. They often require self-expression and the work can be done without following a clear set of rules.
  • Realistic — Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often
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* from ONETonline
Average salary
33,332 GBP *
per year
20,000 GBP
60,000 GBP
5+ Experience
* data taken from the Office of National Statistics (
Average salary for Architectural technologist
  • 35,150 GBP
Average salary for full-time Architectural technologist

  • 33,332 GBP
  • 35,150 GBP
Salary over time for Architectural technologist

Salary for this role has increased over time
  • 30,218 GBP
  • 30,071 GBP
  • 30,167 GBP
  • 31,702 GBP
  • 30,322 GBP
  • 33,332 GBP
  • 32,207 GBP

Future outlook for Architectural technologists

Balanced outlook
11 000+ jobs available
Balanced outlook
1% yearly wage growth (on average)
Very good outlook
35% chance of automation in the future

Architectural technologist - Your future job?

Which qualifications do I need?

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

In terms of people already doing this job:

  • 55% of people in this role have a Bachelor's degree
  • 26% of people in this role have a Master's degree

You'll need:

  • design skills and knowledge
  • knowledge of building and construction
  • to be thorough and pay attention to detail
  • knowledge of engineering science and technology
  • knowledge of English language
  • the ability to work well with others
  • the ability to use your initiative
  • ambition and a desire to succeed
  • to be able to carry out basic tasks on a computer or hand-held device

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Things to highlight for your Architectural technologist interview

Attention to Detail Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks. Dependability Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations. Analytical Thinking Job requires analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems. Cooperation Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude. Adaptability/Flexibility Job requires being open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace.

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