The average salary for a Landscape Designer is AU$52,133.
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Job Description for Landscape Designer
A landscape designer is responsible for creating feasible, aesthetically pleasing landscapes for clients. At the beginning of the landscape project cycle, the landscape designer works with a team to prepare a winning bid for a contract. They do this by gathering data about the project site and the materials which will be necessary to create a landscape in accordance with the requirements the client has set. Armed with this information, the landscape designer creates a visual representation of th…Read more
Landscape Designer Tasks
- Work with clients, engineers, and colleagues to design and plan landscaping projects.
- Prepare drawings, blueprints, sketches, and other visual representations that can be used for planning and city approval processes.
- Ensure that all landscaping plans are designed with local and federal environmental regulations in mind.
- Prepare site plans and survey landscaping work to ensure that projects can be completed on time and under budget.
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Popular Skills for Landscape Designer
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
Skills in Autodesk AutoCAD, Design and Adobe Photoshop are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Adobe InDesign.
Pay by Experience Level for Landscape Designer
An entry-level Landscape Designer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$50,000 based on 11 salaries. An early career Landscape Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$52,356 based on 26 salaries. A mid-career Landscape Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$55,107 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Landscape Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$64,964 based on 10 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Landscape Designer in their job title in Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 18.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sydney, New South Wales (5.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Melbourne, Victoria (1.4% less).
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