A Landscape Architect earns an average salary of AU$58,374 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

AU$44,601 - AU$87,959
AU$45K
AU$58K
AU$88K
MEDIAN: AU$58,299
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50%
90%
AU$21.45 - AU$38.76
AU$21
AU$29
AU$39
MEDIAN: AU$28.90
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$87K
Salary AU$44,601 - AU$87,959
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$7,757
Profit Sharing AU$5,000
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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AU$44,776 - AU$87,274
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 310
Hourly Data AU$0AU$38
Hourly Rate AU$21.45 - AU$38.76
Overtime AU$27.40 - AU$34.77
Annual Data AU$0AU$87K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$7,757
Profit Sharing AU$5,000
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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AU$44,776 - AU$87,274
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 53

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

  • 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.
  • 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.

Landscape Architect Pay By Employer

$0$101K

$65,500

$48,250

Caltrans
5 profiles
$96,679

EDSA
4 profiles
$68,500

Landscape Architect Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Landscape Architect

Pay by Experience for a Landscape Architect has a positive trend. An entry-level Landscape Architect with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$54,000 based on 245 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Landscape Architect with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$67,000 based on 93 salaries. An experienced Landscape Architect which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$84,000 based on 51 salaries. A Landscape Architect with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$94,000 based on 10 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$58,704

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Key Stats for Landscape Architect

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Landscape Architect Salaries

▲59%

▲44%

▲14%

National Average
AU$59,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Landscape Architect Salaries

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 6%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 94%