What Do Landscape Architects Get Paid?


The median annual wage for landscape architects was $70,630 in May 2020. The median wage is the wage at which half the workers in an occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $42,500, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $115,660.


Pay for landscape architects varies depending on skills and experience. Graduate landscape architects usually start on about $42,000 to 60,000 a year. After two to five years’ experience they usually earn between $45,000 and $90,000. Senior landscape architects with five to 10 years’ experience can earn $80,000 or more.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much do landscape architects make with a master's degree?

According to our 100% employer reported salary sources the median salary for a Landscape Architect I with a Master's Degree or MBA is $50,732 - $54,293.

How much does a landscape architect make in China?

Foreigners who travel to China also tend to earn higher salaries, with the average salary for a landscape architect ranging from ¥108,000 to ¥324,000. Even if the salaries aren’t as high in China as they are in the rest of the world, China offers up some of the world’s most renowned projects. View some of them here.

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