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Highest Paying Cities for Landscape Architects

The top 100 highest paying cities for landscape architects (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of landscape architects in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $108,180, Fresno, California is the highest paying city for landscape architects. It is followed by San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California (average annual salary $93,510). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of landscape architects in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Landscape Architects

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Fresno, California
$108,180
50
2 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$93,510
240
3 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$92,880
30
4 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$92,670
130
5 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$91,650
110
6 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$89,100
160
7 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$89,040
130
8 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$89,010
90
9 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$88,360
200
10 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$85,290
340
11 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$83,600
310
12 Camden, New Jersey
$82,880
40
13 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York
$81,460
40
14 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
$79,830
80
15 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$79,600
100
16 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee
$76,020
40
17 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$75,340
650
18 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$75,260
660
19 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$74,080
570
20 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$73,690
620
21 Lancaster, Pennsylvania
$73,630
70
22 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$72,900
810
23 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$72,680
470
24 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$72,100
60
25 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$71,600
1,030
26 Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan
$71,550
70
27 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$71,460
250
28 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$71,450
60
29 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$69,820
180
30 St Louis, Missouri
$69,060
140
31 Peabody, Massachusetts
$68,690
n/a
32 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$68,540
860
33 Rochester, New York
$68,410
n/a
34 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$68,180
590
35 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$68,160
390
36 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$68,070
490
37 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
$67,820
100
38 Fort Collins-Loveland, Colorado
$67,790
40
39 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$67,660
600
40 Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky
$67,580
40
41 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$66,100
n/a
42 Boulder, Colorado
$65,850
80
43 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$64,890
1,460
44 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$64,770
140
45 Eugene-Springfield, Oregon
$64,690
n/a
46 Charleston, West Virginia
$63,820
30
47 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$63,680
70
48 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$63,340
830
49 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$62,750
260
50 Kansas City, Missouri
$62,240
190
51 Richmond, Virginia
$61,820
40
52 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$61,750
240
53 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$61,640
40
54 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$61,510
380
55 Syracuse, New York
$61,320
80
56 Sioux Falls, South Dakota
$61,100
90
57 North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, Florida
$60,610
30
58 Tucson, Arizona
$60,390
40
59 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$60,030
60
60 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$59,810
110
61 Port St Lucie, Florida
$59,150
40
62 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$58,340
240
63 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, Michigan
$57,890
230
64 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, Maine
$57,880
n/a
65 Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky
$57,700
30
66 Columbus, Ohio
$57,640
60
67 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$57,410
670
68 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$56,960
n/a
69 Charlottesville, Virginia
$56,830
110
70 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
$56,560
400
71 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, South Carolina
$56,370
60
72 West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, Florida
$56,250
190
73 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$55,790
n/a
74 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$55,520
210
75 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$55,160
80
76 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$55,140
380
77 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$54,460
140
78 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$54,410
260
79 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$54,110
130
80 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$54,050
330
81 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$52,790
410
82 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$50,970
60
83 Madison, Wisconsin
$50,900
210
84 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$50,740
440
85 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$50,170
130
86 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$49,260
200
87 Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina
$48,860
110
88 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$48,200
70
89 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, Michigan
$48,080
40
90 Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, Wyoming
$47,270
n/a
91 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$46,450
210
92 Gary, Indiana
$46,410
30
93 Ann Arbor, Michigan
$45,660
90
94 Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa
$45,570
110
95 Boise City-Nampa, Idaho
$45,400
50
96 San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
$45,190
40
97 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$44,010
150
98 Bend, Oregon
$43,320
n/a
99 Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida
$41,500
100
100 Omaha-Council Bluffs, Nebraska
$40,460
50
See also: Highest paying industries for landscape architects.