Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Landscape Designer is $49,647
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Landscape Designers?
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 $46,522 based on 135 salaries. An early career Landscape Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,168 based on 934 salaries. A …Read more
What Do Landscape Designers Do?
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 …Read more
- 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.