Landscape Architect

Career Overview  

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

Skills and Abilities 

  • Designing and arranging objects
  • Designing structures and land use
  • Drafting drawings for buildings and equipment
  • Explaining diagrams
  • Giving advice on building plans and projects
  • Operating computers to lay out designs and colors
  • Planning project activities

Salary Ranges (entry level --> experienced) 

$21.73 - $47.56 (hourly)
$45,190 - $98,930 (annual)