dcsimg

Number of projects for architects rises slightly from January to February

on Friday,March 25,2011 15:03

billings+for+architects+slowly+increasing_2144_800470877_0_0_7033503_300.jpg

Prospective architects may be pleased to know that the billings for people and companies in this field are slowly increasing, according to American Institute of Architects (AIA). The AIA regulates the Architecture Billings Index, which is set at 50. Anything above that number is positive and anything below it indicates a decrease. The recent report shows it went up 0.6 this year from January to February.

The AIA determines the index number by surveying architectural companies that are a part of the association. AIA chief economist Kermit Baker suggests that the overall employment is still not favorable, but he believes that it will eventually reach that level.

"We still expect the road to recovery to move at a slow, but steady pace," Baker said.

Degree seekers in this field may be able to feel hopeful. In addition to the positive data from the AIA, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the number of architecture design jobs is expected to increase by 16 percent between 2008 and 2018, which is a faster rate than the average for all other careers.

By Jasmine Bennett 
Refine School Matches
Hide filters
  • SUBJECT Clear All

    See More

  • DEGREE

    See More

  • PROGRAM TYPE

  • START TIME

    LOCATION
    Please enter valid US or Canada Zip.
            Results open in new window

            Searching Searching ...

            Matching School Ads
            AutoCAD
            • A private, accredited distance learning college based in Norcross, Georgia founded in 1987.
            • Ensures that service members, their spouses and veterans can maximize their military education benefits.
            • Gives students the option to customize monthly payments to fit their budgets and lifestyle.
            • Offers all-inclusive tuition: textbooks, learning materials, and academic support are covered in the cost.
            • Allows alumni to enroll in any future program at a reduced rate.
            Show more [+]
            • Online Courses
            BS in Aeronautics

            100% Online & No Standardized Testing

            We are committed to helping you achieve your goals and complete your degree as quickly as possible.

            Show more [+]
            • Accredited
            • Online Courses
            • Financial Aid
            • Transferable Credits
            Degree - Industrial Maintenance Technician
            • Many programs require externships, allowing students to gain real-world experience.
            • Approved A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau (BBB) since 1984.
            • Offers 22 accelerated, career-focused program options including business administration, medical assisting, and more.
            • Regionally accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
            • 11 campuses across California, with an online division as well.
            Show more [+]
            • Financial Aid
            Master Of Science in Systems Engineering
            • Its Fast Track program enables qualified students to save up to 30% on tuition and graduate up to 30% faster.
            • Its online MBA program was named by the International Graduate Forum as a top 10 Online MBA Program in 2012.
            • Listed as a military friendly school by G.I. Jobs magazine in 2014.
            • Lets students watch, view, read, or hear content through its program, My Unique Student Experience (M.U.S.E.).
            • Has additional campus locations near military bases in Colorado Springs and Denver.
            Show more [+]
            • Online Courses
            • Flexible Scheduling
            • Accelerated Programs
            • Financial Aid
            • Transferable Credits
            BA Project Management
            • Become the leader you know you can be @ Ashford University
            • Apply Now! Classes Start Every Tuesday!
            • Online Courses

            Latest Articles & News

            Kanye West to perform during Paris Fashion Week
            It is no secret to many that music artist Kanye West is no stranger to fashion, and now he will be showing his new collection during Paris Fashion Week later this week, according to the Elle Magazine.

            Second designer chosen for home decor competition
            Teenlike.com, an ongoing online competition for young home decor designers, announced its second winner. Brandon Dover of Apply Valley, California, was this year's winner, as he created an abstract pen and inkwork design for a bedspread.