Landscape Architects
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Plan and design land areas for projects such as parks and other recreational facilities, airports, highways, hospitals, schools, land subdivisions, and commercial, industrial, and residential sites.

Training and Development

  • Required Level of Education - Bachelor's Degree
  • Related Work Experience - Over 2 years, up to and including 4 years
  • On-Site or In-Plant Training - None
  • On-the-Job Training - Over 2 years, up to and including 4 years

Did You Know?

  • Almost 19 percent of all landscape architects are self-employed—more than 2 times the proportion for all occupations.
  • 49 States require landscape architects to be licensed.
  • New graduates can expect to face competition for jobs in the largest and most prestigious landscape architecture firms, but there should be good job opportunities overall as demand for landscape architecture services increases.
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National Data Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Office of Occupational Statistics and Employment Projections
State Data Source: The Employment Security Commission