Training Requirements for Landscape Architects

Landscape architects need a bachelor's degree and internship/residency.

Degrees for Landscape architects
Percent
Less than High School 0.3
High School 1.6
Some College 4.6
Associates Degree 2.9
Bachelors Degree 49.0
Masters Degree 34.0
Doctorate or Professional Degree 7.5

Employment Outlook for Landscape Architects

This represents about 22,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 1,000 more landscape architects but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 4,000 more.

Typical Income for Landscape Architects

Hourly Income

On average,landscape architects make $33.08 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Landscape architects $18.72 $23.55 $30.52 $40.16 $51.33
Architecture and engineering occupations $20.46 $27.66 $37.45 $50.06 $64.15
Architects, surveyors, and cartographers $19.67 $25.54 $33.66 $44.55 $57.09
Architects, except naval $21.49 $27.46 $35.98 $47.05 $60.90
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, landscape architects make $68,820 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Landscape architects $38,950 $48,990 $63,480 $83,530 $106,770
Architecture and engineering occupations $42,550 $57,540 $77,900 $104,130 $133,440
Architects, surveyors, and cartographers $40,910 $53,110 $70,010 $92,670 $118,750
Architects, except naval $44,700 $57,120 $74,850 $97,870 $126,680
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

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

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