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Description: Design buildings and other structures.  Must make buildings safe and functional.  Work with clients and contractors.  Can specialize in certain types of buildings.

How to become an architect: 5 year bachelor or masters degree in architecture.  Internship for about 3 years

Important qualities: creativity, technical skills, communication skills, organizational skills.

Salary: $37,000- $70,000 partners in a firm can make $132,000