SOC Code: 17-1011

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Job Description

Architects render or offer to render service to clients in the following areas:  advice, consultation, planning, architectural design, drawings, and specifications. They provide service as the general administrator of the contract as the owner’s representative during the construction phase, wherein expert enlargement or alteration of any building or buildings, or the equipment, or utilities or the accessories, wherein the safeguarding of life, health or property is involved.


1.  Be an adult.
2.  Be of good moral character and repute.
3.  Complete an Intern-architect Development Program (IDP) record.
4.  Hold a professional degree in architecture from a National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) accredited school of architecture.
5.  Pass the Architectural Registration Exam (ARE).


Fraud or deceit in obtaining certificate.

School Located in Wyoming

There are no Architectural schools located in Wyoming; however, Wyoming residents are eligible to study out of state at in-state rates through the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) program. For more information about WICHE contact:
        Nancy Smueles, WICHE Certifying Officer
        University of Wyoming Box 3432
        Laramie, Wyoming  82071
        Phone: (307) 766-6556


Anyone wishing to practice architecture in Wyoming must be licensed by the Wyoming State Board of Architects and Landscape Architects.


The Architectural Registration Examination is administered electronically by appointment.

Application $100.00 or $200.00
Initial License $100.00
Biennium License Renewal $120.00

All rules, applications, fees, and other information available at: 

Licensing Agency

Veronica Skoranski
State Board of Architects and Landscape Architects
1800 Carey Avenue, 4th Floor
Cheyenne, Wyoming  82002
Phone: (307) 777-3628
Fax: (307) 777-3508

Additional Sources of Information
American Institute of Architects
1735 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  20006

Society of American Registered Architects
320 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois  60601

National Council of Architectural Registration Boards
1801 K St, NW, Suite 1100
Washington, DC  20006-1310

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Wages Last Updated June 2008

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