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) 

$26.82 - $55.29 (hourly)
$55,780 - $115,000 (annual)