Job Title: Residential Architect and Project Manager
Where: Bellevue, WA
Years of Experience: 6
Education: Bachelor of Arts, Architectural Studies (UW); Master of Architecture (UW)
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Becoming an Architect - Average Architect's Salary
What skills do architects need? According to Jen Uh, a residential architect and project manager, having a love of both math and art is key for a career in architecture. In this Salary Story, Jen talks about how she fulfilled her childhood dream of becoming an architect. Even though the education required to become an architect is lengthy, the work is rewarding and the progress is tangible. Just imagine the satisfaction of standing inside of a house you designed, knowing how much planning and work went into the process.