By: Alex Chapman Architects design and build new buildings. They Estimate designs, equipment, costs, and construction. They prepare, design, and structure specifications. Most Architects earn a professionals degree in a 5 year Bachelor of architecture degree. Some earn a masters degree. Some schools give a post professionals degree if you have a masters or bachelor degree. You will have to be artistic. You have to be investigative You can be realistic. You can also be enterprising. Architects spend most of their time in offices. They do visit construction sites sometimes. Almost all architects work full time. The median wage is $72,500 in May 2010. The job is suppose to grow 24% from 2010 to 2020 faster. There is many similar occupations with architects. There is civil engineers. They design and supervise large construction sights. There is also construction managers. ITT Tech is a good school to attend for architecture. Its tuition is $25,000 per year. It includes computers and communication technology. It helps students develop skills and knowledge. It is located in Maryland.