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Occupation Title: Landscape Architects

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

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code: 17-1012

Sample Job TitlesDesigner, Director of Landscape Architecture and Planning, Golf Course Architect, Land Planner, Landscape Architect, Landscape Architect and Planner, Landscape Designer, Planner, Project Landscape Architect, Senior Landscape Architect

 Salary Chart Landscape Architects

Estimated Total Employment*
2009: 18,940
2010: 16,680
2011: 15,760
2012: 15,750
2013: 16,330

Data Source:
Bureau of Labor Statistics

Projected Job Openings (2012-2022): 7,600
Projected Growth (2012-2022): 8-14%

(total 10 year projection, not annual)

Data Source:
O*NET Online

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics program does not include self-employed workers in employment estimates. O*NET and other BLS programs do include self-employed workers.

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. REC-0439914 and DRL-0910041 (Enhancing Departments and Graduate Education in Geography).

Suggested citation: Association of American Geographers, Jobs & Careers Website, Salary Data and Trends, http://www.aag.org/cs/salary_data_and_trends/salary_data_and_trends_overview (accessed mm//dd/yyyy).