Landscape architects

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2019 Workforce
28.1k
Average Age
44.7
Estimated Job Growth
6.48%
10-year projection
Average Salary
$72,779
Average Male Salary
$77,761
Average Female Salary
$62,851

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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 $72,779 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Landscape architects by wage are Facilities managers, Miscellaneous social scientists, including survey researchers & sociologists, and Firefighters.

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 Architectural, engineering & related services. Landscape architects are paid most in Washington County PUMA, RI but are relatively concentrated in false.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$72,779
AVERAGE SALARY
± $8,116

In 2019, Landscape architects earned an average of $72,779, $17,255 more than than the average national salary of $55,524.

Firefighters make somewhat more than Landscape architects while Facilities managers 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

0.348
WAGE GINI

In 2019, Landscape architects had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.348, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. 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 Construction.

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Industries by Share

28.1k
2019 Workforce
± 4,115
10.3%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 19.3%

The number of people employed as Landscape architects has been growing at a rate of 10.3%, from 25,488 people in 2018 to 28,101 people in 2019.

This graphic shows the share of Landscape architects employed by various industries. Architectural, engineering & related services employs the largest share of Landscape architects at  60%, followed by Landscaping services with 23% and Construction with 3.64%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Landscape architects in the US. The average age of male Landscape architects in the workforce is 44.7 and of female Landscape architects is 44.8, and the most common race/ethnicity for Landscape architects is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

18.7k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 3,358
9.39k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 2,379

66.6% 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 (Non-Hispanic)
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
  3. White (Hispanic)

80.5% of Landscape architects are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 8.08% of Landscape architects, Asian (Non-Hispanic) 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

44.7
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 2.31
44.8
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 3.55

The median age of Landscape architects is 44.7, and Male employees are generally 0.0816 years younger 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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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Landscape architects from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 6.85%, but Landscape architects are expected to see a growth of 6.48% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow slower than the national average.

Job Growth

6.48%
ESTIMATED GROWTH
6.85%
NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the 10-year projected employment growth (from 2018 to 2028) for Landscape architects. This profession is expected to grow lower than 6.85%, the average rate of national job growth.

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