Landscape Designer Salary

landscape-designer-salary-chart.jpgLandscape designers plan and design recreational facilities such as parks, residential, industrial, and commercial sites, land subdivisions, schools, hospitals, and airports.

Salary

The average salary of a landscape architect is $68,030 a year. The bottom 10% of landscape architects earns at most $38,450 yearly while the top 10% earns at least $101,850 yearly. The median salary is $64,180 annually.

The best industries for employment are architectural, engineering, and related services (9,090 employed; $68,940 average annually); services to buildings and dwellings (3,160 employed; $57,160); and local government (780 employed; $86,030). The top paying industry is local government.

The top three paying states are the District of Columbia ($85,890 average), California ($83,190), and Massachusetts ($81,450).

Job Outlook

The job outlook of landscape designers is expected to increase by 14% between 2012 and 2022. This is about as fast as average.

Landscape Designer Salary by State

State Lowest 10% Median Salary Highest 10% Average Salary
Alabama $43,930 $72,270 $105,420 $72,760
Arizona $49,420 $68,870 $92,870 $68,660
Arkansas $29,600 $47,800 $81,450 $49,360
California $48,910 $77,190 $122,560 $81,290
Colorado $45,190 $69,460 $98,930 $70,510
Connecticut $41,830 $63,320 $83,860 $61,930
Florida $43,780 $68,010 $108,680 $71,470
Georgia $34,660 $68,780 $99,580 $66,700
Hawaii $42,970 $72,030 NA $99,450
Idaho $31,720 $42,050 $76,880 $50,410
Illinois $38,280 $48,940 $93,000 $57,590
Indiana $32,540 $45,410 $99,200 $54,250
Iowa $32,410 $50,970 $82,220 $53,560
Kansas $40,990 $57,560 $92,880 $62,850
Kentucky $39,250 $46,250 $75,690 $52,390
Louisiana $32,450 $44,090 $75,690 $50,090
Maine $34,410 $63,220 $91,020 $62,320
Maryland $35,750 $63,850 $110,640 $68,190
Massachusetts $48,560 $68,010 $148,260 $81,660
Michigan $37,470 $58,760 $95,460 $62,360
Minnesota $42,290 $53,600 $74,920 $55,810
Mississippi $29,570 $46,800 $79,650 $53,770
Missouri $39,130 $80,170 $94,110 $72,580
Montana $54,160 $65,880 $74,800 $65,850
Nebraska $36,080 $76,060 $95,170 $71,260
Nevada $63,170 $79,960 $94,180 $77,880
New Jersey $36,950 $72,380 $106,690 $71,720
New Mexico $47,060 $63,850 $100,900 $68,470
New York $42,380 $68,400 $100,520 $68,840
North Carolina $35,960 $66,980 $113,440 $70,910
Ohio $34,580 $55,080 $87,100 $58,040
Oklahoma $29,150 $56,720 $88,790 $59,420
Oregon $43,700 $59,790 $92,970 $64,920
Pennsylvania $40,920 $58,880 $91,390 $63,580
Rhode Island $44,300 $61,060 $97,030 $66,340
South Carolina $43,410 $62,840 $92,560 $65,110
South Dakota $40,840 $58,310 $87,450 $60,660
Tennessee $26,210 $31,470 $91,930 $50,600
Texas $34,050 $62,480 $108,480 $66,890
Utah $38,450 $47,180 $86,790 $57,380
Virginia $34,560 $66,120 $115,570 $71,820
Washington $40,580 $63,340 $91,270 $63,390
West Virginia $49,320 $67,550 $90,510 $68,530
Wisconsin $35,720 $57,010 $95,430 $63,240