Architectural technologists and technicians

National Occupation Code (NOC): 2251  ยท  Browse All Occupations

Architectural technologists and technicians may work independently or provide technical assistance to professional architects and civil design engineers in conducting research, preparing drawings, architectural models, specifications and contracts and in supervising construction projects. Architectural technologists and technicians are employed by architectural and construction firms, and governments.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Architectural Assistant
  • Architectural Design Technician
  • Architectural Design Technologist
  • Architectural Technician
  • Architectural Technologist
  • Registered Building Technician
  • Registered Building Technologist
  • Residential Buildings Technologist
  • Architectural Design Technician
  • Architectural Design Technologist
  • Architectural Technician
  • Architectural Technologist

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for architectural technologists and technicians.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate N/A
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma $45,179
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above $54,955
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $47,729
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Gender

The following table details median income by gender for architectural technologists and technicians.

Gender Median Income
Male $47,729
Female $46,316
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for architectural technologists and technicians

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 125
25 to 34 years 165
35 to 44 years 130
45 to 54 years 125
55 to 64 years 60
65 to 74 years 10
75 years and over 0
Total 610
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for architectural technologists and technicians. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 245
Part Time 350
Total 590
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Gender

This chart outlines regional employment participation by gender for architectural technologists and technicians. Hover over a pie section to see the associated gender, or refer to the table below.

Gender Employed Individuals
Male 420
Female 190
Total 610
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for architectural technologists and technicians. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 485
Self Employed 115
Total 610
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for architectural technologists and technicians. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 585
Unemployed 30
Total 610
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for architectural technologists and technicians. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 0
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 35
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 0
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 305
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 35
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 215
Total 590
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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