Salary for Landscape Architects

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Also known as:  Golf Course Architect, Golf Course Designer, Landscape Designer, Lanscape Architect

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Post-secondary education is required for landscape architects. Professionals in this field must be familiar with a wide range of plant life and landscaping techniques. They may create environmental reports based on the position of structures and work to minimize water and energy consumption by xeriscaping and collaborating with architects and related professionals on whole building design. Additionally, these professionals may prepare site development plans and cost estimates. Their work includes the design of public spaces, parks, and recreational areas, schools, and many other types of sites.

A Landscape Architect usually gets a pay level of somewhere between $42,500 and $115,660 based on education and experience. usually get an average wage of seventy-five thousand four hundred and fourty dollars on an annual basis.

can obtain the highest salaries in California, where they receive average pay scales of near $93,090. Employees in this career have the most lucrative average salary level in Public Administration, where they earn average wages of $96,800.

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SALARY TREND

The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 27.72 percent nationwide in that time.

INDUSTRIES

Landscape Architects tend to make the most in the following industries:

Public Administration
$96,800
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$83,350
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$77,350
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$77,320
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$75,200
Construction
$71,540

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Retail Trade
$59,510
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$63,410
Educational Services
$65,750
Other Services (except Public Administration)
$67,980
Construction
$71,540
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$75,200