About the UAEC pathway
Utah’s Architectural, Engineering and Construction (UAEC) Pathway is a Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) career-based curriculum geared toward students interested in the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) field. The capstone experience is placement as an intern with a local AEC company, benefiting student learners and solving the labor shortages in the construction industry.
Choose the career that is right for you
Developing the next generation of AEC professionals through stackable credentials in a high-demand, high-pay and high-potential industry. Find your passions and be able to:
Dream It. Design It. Build It.
avg. salary: $56,877 avg. hourly: $27.34/hr
AVG. SALARY: $67,265 hourly: $32.33/hr
AVG. SALARY: $59,627 hourly: $28.67/hr
Are you interested in Model Building or have coined yourself Mr. or Mrs. Fix It? Can’t decide between mechanical systems or Electronics? HVAC may be perfect for you!
AVG. SALARY: $62,472 hourly: $30.03/hr
Do you see beauty in buildings? Do you like to design? Do you love technology like virtual reality, augmented reality? Careers in Architecture may be your path to see your ideas become a reality!
AVG. SALARY: $87,500hourly: $42.07/hr
Heavy Equipment Operator
Do you have an interest in operating dump trucks, bulldozers or other vehicles classified as heavy machinery?
AVG. SALARY: $60,828
If math, measuring and engineering is your strength, consider a career in site layout. Surveyors are the first on the site to gather data about the land being developed.
AVG. SALARY: $65,300
Are you addicted to HGTV shows like “Property Brothers” and “Flip or Flop”? Do you love bringing spaces to life with color, texture and design? Interior Design may be your perfect fit!
AVG. SALARY: $57,696
AVG. SALARY: $57,910 hourly: $27.84/hr
AVG. SALARY: $63,960 hourly: $30.75/hr
Do others seek your guidance to complete group assignments or project-based tasks? Project managers are essential to completing projects on time and on budget.
AVG. SALARY: $95,523