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Engineering & Architecture

Building bridges … and success

The Roanoke Region creates pathways to success for our engineer, architecture, and construction professionals who are building their futures in our hometowns.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of construction and extraction occupations is projected to grow 11 percent through 2026. Architecture and engineering employment is projected to grow seven percent. Overall growth in the economy and population is expected to increase demand for construction building projects, while national efforts to rebuild infrastructure, focuses on renewable energy, and robotics will boost the demand for engineering and architecture professionals. While growth projections are just above average, specialty fields such as biomedical engineering are projected to grow at a much higher rate of 23 percent. Median annual wage for architecture and engineering occupations was $79,180 in May 2017.

These professional service positions are often salaried, require college degrees and/or specialized training, and are consistently available throughout the region thanks to area employers searching for skilled individuals who are motivated to build their careers.

Skills to Succeed

  • Strong communication
  • Self-motivating
  • Research & analysis
  • Strong organization
  • Mechanically inclined

Search These Job Titles

  • Agricultural Engineer
  • Architect
  • Biomedical Engineer
  • Civil Engineer
  • Drafter
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Industrial Systems Technician
  • Landscape Architect
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Project Manager
  • Surveying and Mapping Technician

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