Landscape Architect Salary

A Landscape Architect earns an average salary of $53,394 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Project Management and Client Interaction. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$38,840 - $79,634
(Median)
$39K
$53K
$80K
MEDIAN: $53,393
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$14.95 - $37.59
(Median)
$15
$23
$38
MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$38,840 - $79,634  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,102  
Profit Sharing
$494.35 - $7,500  
Commission
$0.00 - $32,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$38,220 - $82,707  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,659
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.95 - $37.59  
   
Hourly Tips
$10.00  
Overtime
$3.25 - $46.52  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,102  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $32,500  
Profit Sharing
$494.35 - $7,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$38,220 - $82,707  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 282
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Job Description for Landscape Architect

A landscape architect designs outdoor spaces for residential, commercial and public use. The landscape architect provides consultations to clients to assess their needs and determine how the desired concept could be carried out. The architect makes sure that the plan is appropriate for human use and the environment. They use AutoCAD, SketchUp, Adobe Creative Suite and/or other related software to design landscapes for the client’s approval; the ability to read and create blueprints is also important, and sometimes hand sketches must be created. Often, the client has a specific budget and the landscape architect must work to use high-quality materials that still fit within this budget. In some cases, the landscape architect must participate in the bidding process for particular jobs.

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Landscape Architect Tasks

  • Coordinate with engineers, urban planners, and other specialists to meet all project goals.
  • Design site plans, specifications and estimates for solutions, including working with or removing existing land features.
  • Consult with clients to determine needs, scope, vision, and budget for physical landscape.
  • Balance needs for safety, beauty, cost, and utility in final execution of plans.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $54,031

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What is it like working as a Landscape Architect?

Landscape Architect in Santa Barbara:
Pros: Ability to create design for public and private clients in a semi-autonomous manner.
Cons: Ineffective management by supervisors.

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Experience Affects Landscape Architect Salaries




National Average
$54,000


Skills That Affect Landscape Architect Salaries




Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
up arrow 3%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 3%

Design
up arrow 2%

National Average
$54,000

AutoCAD
up arrow 2%

Autocad Civil 3D
up arrow 2%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 3%





Sketchup
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 319 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
medical benefits
Vision: 35%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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