Architecture & Construction

This Career Cluster includes, but is not limited to studies in landscaping, computer aided drafting, urban planning, carpentry, and electrical. Students with a solid background in math, science, technical skills, and communication have the opportunity to pursue a career in Architecture & Construction.

Location of Program Offerings

  • Randolph Career and Technical Center (RCTC)

Program(s) of Study

  • Construction Trades (RCTC)

Postsecondary Options

Upon graduation, students have the option of pursuing postsecondary education or entering the workforce in career areas such as: Carpenter, Construction/Building Inspector, Electrician, Urban/Regional Planner just to name a few.

Analysts predict an average increase of 16% for individuals employed with the Architecture &Construction industry within the next 10 years.

Career Options 2008 Statistics Projected 2018 Statistics Median Salary % Change
Carpenter 1,284,900 1,450,000 $48,710 13% Increase
Construction/Building Inspectors 106,400 124,200 $50,180 17% Increase
Electrician 694,900 777,900 $57,369 12% Increase
Urban/Regional Planners 38,400 45,700 $59,810 19% Increase