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Landscape Architects

General Information

Description

Plan and design land areas for projects such as parks and other recreational facilities, airports, highways, hospitals, schools, land subdivisions, and commercial, industrial, and residential sites.

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit57.66%
  2. Self-employed32.18%
  3. State and local government6.13%
  4. Private, not for profit2.90%
  5. Federal government1.12%

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure

Industry areas

  • Architecture & Construction

Job Outlook

Projected Job Growth (2022 - 2032)
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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$73,210

State-by-state Salary

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$98,980
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Education & Interests

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Bachelor's degree 67%
  • Master's degree 17%
  • First professional degree 10%
  • Post baccalaureate 3%
  • High school 0%
  • Some college 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Associate's degree 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • Post-secondary certificate 0%

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PERSONALITY CHARACTERISTICS

You may find this career fulfilling if you consider yourself to be:

  • Artistic — You have an interest in creating visual artwork, performances, written works, food or music.
  • Investigative — You have an interest in studying and researching objects, organisms, and other things.
  • Realistic — You have an interest in physically working with equipment, materials or structures.

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Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership

Knowledge

  • Design
  • Building and Construction
  • Engineering and Technology
  • Geography
  • Customer and Personal Service

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