Information About Landscape Architects

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Training

Landscape architects need bachelor's degree.

Degrees for Landscape architects
Training for Landscape Architects
Percent
Less than High School 0.3
High School 1.9
Some College 4.8
Associates Degree 4.8
Bachelors Degree 51.6
Masters Degree 28.0
Doctorate or Professional Degree 8.6

Employment

Represents about 26,000 people in the United States- 21.3% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 5,000 more landscape architects but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 9,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, landscape architects make $31.98 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Landscape architects $18.00 $22.80 $30.40 $39.10 $47.80
Architecture and engineering occupations $19.00 $25.50 $34.60 $45.70 $57.80
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, landscape architects make $66,520 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Landscape architects $37,620 $47,600 $63,240 $81,480 $99,560
Architecture and engineering occupations $39,640 $53,220 $72,070 $95,230 $120,380
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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