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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 $114,180, San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, California is the highest paying city for landscape architects. It is followed by Fresno, California (average annual salary $108,180). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [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 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, California
$114,180
70
2 Fresno, California
$108,180
40
3 Asheville, North Carolina
$106,550
90
4 Knoxville, Tennessee
$97,330
60
5 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$95,850
110
6 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$95,310
90
7 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$95,250
240
8 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$93,510
210
9 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$91,820
250
10 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$90,840
130
11 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$89,260
440
12 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$87,060
200
13 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$86,060
n/a
14 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$84,410
940
15 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$83,360
380
16 Camden, New Jersey
$83,100
40
17 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York
$81,460
60
18 Springfield, Massachusetts
$81,130
n/a
19 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$80,930
500
20 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$80,150
170
21 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
$79,830
80
22 Wilmington, New Jersey
$77,610
n/a
23 New Haven, Connecticut
$77,440
40
24 Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania
$76,200
30
25 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$75,810
1,180
26 Lancaster, Pennsylvania
$75,800
60
27 Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, Florida
$75,550
n/a
28 Memphis, Tennessee
$74,990
30
29 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$74,850
120
30 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$74,790
720
31 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$74,490
570
32 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$74,460
540
33 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee
$74,450
80
34 Waterloo-Cedar Falls, Iowa
$74,440
30
35 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$74,220
480
36 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$73,890
730
37 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$73,650
470
38 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$73,460
690
39 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$73,400
680
40 Syracuse, New York
$73,320
40
41 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$72,900
630
42 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$72,810
190
43 Jacksonville, Florida
$72,650
190
44 Colorado Springs, Colorado
$72,290
30
45 Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, Florida
$71,790
40
46 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$71,600
1,030
47 Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan
$71,550
70
48 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$71,450
60
49 Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington
$70,830
50
50 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$70,800
80
51 Worcester, Massachusetts
$70,590
n/a
52 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$69,690
140
53 Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky
$69,190
40
54 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$69,170
30
55 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$68,780
100
56 St Louis, Missouri
$68,730
180
57 Peabody, Massachusetts
$68,690
n/a
58 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$68,620
460
59 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$68,540
860
60 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$67,980
70
61 Fort Collins-Loveland, Colorado
$67,500
40
62 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$67,370
70
63 Rochester, New York
$67,060
n/a
64 Rapid City, South Dakota
$66,670
n/a
65 Columbus, Ohio
$66,640
60
66 Boulder, Colorado
$66,610
80
67 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$66,190
230
68 Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, USA
$65,640
160
69 Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, USA
$65,630
80
70 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$65,600
110
71 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$65,400
260
72 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$65,230
70
73 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$65,060
170
74 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$64,930
600
75 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, USA
$64,820
n/a
76 Eugene-Springfield, Oregon
$64,400
40
77 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$64,400
470
78 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$64,270
230
79 Salinas, California
$64,130
50
80 Charleston, West Virginia
$63,820
30
81 Salt Lake City, Utah
$63,610
110
82 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$63,340
830
83 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$63,030
n/a
84 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$62,880
250
85 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
$62,540
80
86 Richmond, Virginia
$62,490
40
87 Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky
$62,140
30
88 Burlington-South Burlington, Vermont
$61,700
n/a
89 Sioux Falls, South Dakota
$61,630
90
90 Tulsa, Oklahoma
$61,360
30
91 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$60,990
70
92 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$60,960
90
93 Framingham, Massachusetts
$60,950
40
94 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, South Carolina
$60,520
60
95 San Rafael, USA
$60,360
n/a
96 Tucson, Arizona
$59,800
90
97 Kansas City, Missouri
$59,490
200
98 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$59,380
30
99 West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, Florida
$59,370
190
100 Port St Lucie, Florida
$59,150
40
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