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Landscape Architects

Job Information

Plan and design land areas for projects such as parks and other recreational facilities, airports, highways, hospitals, schools, land subdivisions, and commercial, industrial, and residential sites.


  • About 21 percent of landscape architects are self-employed—almost 3 times the proportion for all occupations.
  • Almost all States require landscape architects to be licensed, which generally requires a degree in landscape architecture from an accredited school, work experience, and a passing score on the Landscape Architect Registration Exam.
  • Good job opportunities are expected, but new graduates may face competition for jobs in the largest and most prestigious firms.


Personality I'm creative
Salary $63,240/yr ($31.62/hr)
Job Outlook Average
Education Bachelors