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Highest Paying Industries for Landscape Architects

The top 42 highest paying industries 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 in those industries are also shown. As shown in the table, with an average annual salary of $92,580, amusement, gambling, and recreation industries is the highest paying industry for landscape architects. It is followed by other amusement and recreation industries industry (average annual salary $91,750). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2015 [1]. For more information about salaries of landscape architects in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 42 Highest Paying Industries for Landscape Architects

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$92,580
60
2 Other Amusement and Recreation Industries
$91,750
50
3 Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$90,590
70
4 Federal government, including USPS
$85,210
360
5 Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$85,210
360
6 Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$82,100
770
7 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$82,040
1,900
8 Federal, State, and Local Government
$82,040
1,900
9 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$81,930
780
10 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$80,790
1,990
11 State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$79,870
770
12 Residential Building Construction
$78,990
80
13 State government, including schools and hospitals
$77,870
850
14 Construction of Buildings
$77,330
150
15 Nonresidential Building Construction
$75,720
n/a
16 Lessors of Real Estate
$69,780
30
17 Educational Services - Privately owned
$68,590
40
18 Engineering Services
$68,120
2,360
19 Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$66,500
10,870
20 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$66,250
11,160
21 Educational Services
$65,810
130
22 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$65,500
120
23 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$64,650
90
24 Educational Services - State government owned
$64,350
90
25 Management of Companies and Enterprises
$57,450
130
26 Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$56,150
220
27 Real Estate
$56,010
160
28 Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$56,010
160
29 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$54,380
3,680
30 Administrative and Support Services
$54,360
3,670
31 Landscaping Services
$54,300
3,650
32 Services to Buildings and Dwellings
$54,300
3,650
33 Specialty Trade Contractors
$53,880
90
34 Other Specialty Trade Contractors
$50,730
60
35 Retail Trade
$49,610
370
36 Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores
$49,460
370
37 Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers
$49,460
370
38 Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
$45,230
n/a
39 Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$45,230
n/a
40 Specialized Design Services
$45,060
n/a
41 Social Advocacy Organizations
$44,980
n/a
42 Activities Related to Real Estate
$44,050
80
See also: Highest paying cities for landscape architects.