High Unemployment Among Architecture Majors

If you're a college grad trying to land a job, you might have a tough time, especially if you're an architecture major.

According to a report from Georgetown Center on Education, architect majors have the highest unemployment rate among recent college grads at 13.9 percent.

While education and health industry majors have shown the lowest unemployment rate among recent grads at 5.4 percent.


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  • by Anon on Jan 9, 2012 at 01:36 PM
    Based on the amount of education necessary, architects don't make that much anyway.
  • by Employer on Jan 9, 2012 at 07:07 AM
    I need a bird feeder for my backyard and my kids would love a tree house. Let the bids begin. I'll start at $100. Anyone offer designs for less?
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      by Anonymous on Jan 9, 2012 at 09:10 AM in reply to Employer
      If you have to pay for plans for a bird feeder, you really need help.
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        by Employer on Jan 9, 2012 at 10:22 AM in reply to
        I'm stimulating the economy with worthwhile offers, unlike the Washington plans.
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          by Anonymous on Jan 9, 2012 at 11:13 AM in reply to Employer
          No you're not. You are trying(successfully) to show how stupid you can be. This is not the place to post a job offer. There are plenty of architects listed in the phone book. Give any of them a call, and I'm sure they'll be happy to charge you $250.00 for a set of plans for a $10.00 bird feeder.
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          by Anonymous on Jan 9, 2012 at 12:31 PM in reply to Employer
          I am only looking to spend $100 maximum for a treehouse design AND bird feeder. Though if anyone will draw for less I am open to bids.
  • by Anonymous on Jan 9, 2012 at 07:07 AM
    Of course there is high unemployment for architects. How many buildings, homes or offices are being built or remodeled right now? How many are being planned in the next year? Also the information in the report is over a year old, and with the economy(maybe) starting to recover these things will be increasing and architects will become more needed. It doesn't take am economist to realize that when the real estate market crashed, the need for architects, construction workers, and other home building jobs declined. As the real estate market recovers, these jobs will come back.
  • by Wait Isn't on Jan 9, 2012 at 05:56 AM
    Wait. Isn't that a FAMU course . . ??
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