Architecture and Construction prepares for individual’s Careers in designing, planning, managing, building and maintaining the built environment.

Jobs and Wages

Career Pathway Regional Targeted Occupations Entry Wage* Exp Wage**


Construction and Building Inspectors




Construction Managers




Cost Estimators




First-Line Supervisors of Construciton Trades and Extraction Workers




The above sampling of featured occupations are from Florida’s Department of Economic Opportunity, Labor Market Statistics Regional Targeted Occupations Report. These occupations are considered to be High Skill/High Wage positions within Manatee and Sarasota Counties for the current year.

* Entry Wage – This is the wage an entry-level worker might expect to make. It is defined as the average (mean) wage earned by the lowest third of all workers in a given occupation.
** Experienced Wage – This wage represents what an experienced worker might expect to make. It is defined as the average (mean) wage earned by the upper two-thirds of all workers in a given occupation.

Education Partners

Certificate Programs

Manatee County Technical Institure

A/C Refrigeration; Architectural Drafting; Carpentry; Mechanical Drafting; Electricity; Plumbing

Sarasota Technical Institute:

Architecture & Construction; A/C Refrigeration; Architectural Drafting; Building Construction Technology; Electrician, Plumbing

State College of Florida:

Digital Design and Modeling

Associate Degree Programs

State College of Florida:

Construction Management & Technology Engineering Technology/AutoCAD

Bachelor Degree Programs

Argosy University:

Business Administration; Liberal Arts

Everglades University:

Applied Management; Business Administration; Construction Management

Ringling Scool of Art & Design:

Fine Arts

Master Degree Programs

Webster University:

Business Administration; Management & Leadership


Company or Organization

Dooley Mack Constructors Inc

Kellogg & Kimsey

Mike Carter Construction Inc

W G Mills Inc

Taylor Woodrow Communities

Willis A Smith Construction

Bob Miller Masonry Inc

Mullet’s Aluminum Products Inc

USA Builders Inc

Florida Southern Roofing

AAA Architectural Elements

Barrett’s Quality Electric LLC

Climatic Conditioning Co

Wal-Mark Contracting Group

Manasota Flooring

All Steel consultants Inc