Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Landscape Architect is $46,942
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Landscape Architects?
An early career Landscape Architect with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $52,504 based on 575 salaries. A mid-career Landscape Architect with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,565 based on 575 salaries. An experienced …Read more
What Do Landscape Architects Do?
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 …Read more
- 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.