Landscape architects

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Total Workforce

25.5k

Average Age

43.8

Average Salary

$68,702

Average Male Salary

$70,086

Average Female Salary

$65,604

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Landscape architects are most often employed by the Architectural, engineering & related services industry. The average yearly wage for Landscape architects was $68,702 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Landscape architects by wage are Firstline supervisors of mechanics, installers, & repairers, News analysts, reporters, and journalists, and Other designers.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Landscape architects are . The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Landscape architects are .

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Landscape architects and on wages and locations for those in the field. Architectural, engineering & related services is the industry that employs the most Landscape architects, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Landscape architects, by average wage, is Construction. Landscape architects are paid most in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA but are relatively concentrated in false.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$68,702

AVERAGE SALARY

± $7,821

In 2018, Landscape architects earned an average of $68,702, $14,814 more than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Firstline supervisors of mechanics, installers, & repairers make somewhat more than Landscape architects while News analysts, reporters, and journalists make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Landscape architects as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.336

WAGE GINI

In 2018, Landscape architects had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.336, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Landscape architects (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Landscape architects.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Landscape architects

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Landscape architects.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Landscape architects, by number of employees, are Architectural, engineering & related services, Landscaping services, and Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Landscape architects, by average wage, are Construction, Architectural, engineering & related services, and Landscaping services.

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Industries by Share

25.5k

2018 Workforce

± 3,919

This graphic shows the share of Landscape architects employed by various industries. Architectural, engineering & related services employs the largest share of Landscape architects at  61.6%, followed by Landscaping services with 23.2% and Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores with 2.14%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Landscape architects in the US. The average age of male Landscape architects in the workforce is 44.6 and of female Landscape architects is 41.9, and the most common race/ethnicity for Landscape architects is White.

Gender Composition

17.6k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 3,259

7.87k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 2,178

69.1% of Landscape architects are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Landscape architects.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Landscape architects

  1. White

  2. Asian

  3. Two or More Races

93.2% of Landscape architects are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 4.27% of Landscape architects, Asian is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Landscape architects.

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Age by Gender

44.6

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 2.49

41.9

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 3.81

The median age of Landscape architects is 43.8, and Male employees are generally 2.76 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Landscape architects from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Landscape architects is Architecture and Related Services but a relatively high number of Landscape architects hold a major in Architecture and Related Services.

Majors

ACS PUMS data only shows the major for bachelor's degrees. However, we can filter the data based on highest degree obtained.

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