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Landscape architects plan and design areas such as housing communities, college campuses, gardens, public parks and playgrounds, shopping centers, golf courses, recreation facilities, and nature conservation and restoration areas. They work to balance beauty and function in developed outdoor areas. There are approximately 19,820 landscape architects employed in the United States.

Salary Range

$25,000 to $100,000+

Minimum Education Level

Bachelor's Degree

Certification/License

Required

Outlook

About as Fast as the Average
Personality Traits

Artistic

Problem-Solving

Realistic

Career Ladder
Architectural Firm Owner

Project Manager

Architect

Junior Architect

Apprentice or Intern Landscape Architect

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