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Highest Paying States for Landscape Architects

The highest paying states 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 states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $89,790, District of Columbia is the highest paying state for landscape architects. It is followed by Alaska (average annual salary $88,780). 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 state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Landscape Architects

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 District of Columbia
$89,790
$60,090 50
2 Alaska
$88,780
$69,240 30
3 Nevada
$79,960
$63,170 80
4 Rhode Island
$79,600
$60,180 100
5 Connecticut
$77,740
$46,200 230
6 Colorado
$77,010
$43,640 310
7 California
$76,430
$51,260 2,700
8 Washington
$74,640
$46,290 750
9 Hawaii
$72,030
$42,970 140
10 Georgia
$71,860
$44,110 880
11 New Mexico
$71,440
$48,730 30
12 Virginia
$70,710
$45,540 690
13 Massachusetts
$70,300
$47,750 770
14 New York
$70,040
$43,940 1,470
15 Idaho
$68,910
$51,210 40
16 North Carolina
$67,070
$39,940 440
17 West Virginia
$66,640
$38,300 40
18 Wyoming
$66,480
$36,330 40
19 Maryland
$63,920
$50,360 400
20 Minnesota
$63,480
$42,630 280
21 Pennsylvania
$63,130
$41,290 650
22 Michigan
$62,630
$34,940 490
23 Vermont
$62,570
$44,600 130
24 South Dakota
$61,250
$33,940 110
25 Illinois
$60,750
$41,910 400
26 Texas
$60,690
$41,180 1,460
27 Alabama
$60,640
$46,660 40
28 Utah
$59,900
$41,940 200
29 Kentucky
$59,470
$35,160 110
30 Maine
$58,580
$44,420 30
31 Florida
$58,160
$33,280 1,470
32 Arizona
$57,420
$41,590 360
33 Ohio
$55,610
$33,880 760
34 North Dakota
$54,010
$42,770 50
35 Oregon
$53,100
$41,890 480
36 Oklahoma
$51,850
$31,530 140
37 Kansas
$50,460
$36,830 170
38 South Carolina
$50,380
$32,520 340
39 Iowa
$48,480
$31,970 220
40 Wisconsin
$48,460
$32,520 560
41 Arkansas
$48,400
$33,210 100
42 Nebraska
$47,260
$34,130 70
43 Puerto Rico
$45,350
$40,600 50
44 Indiana
$45,280
$24,350 240
45 Mississippi
$45,230
$39,830 110
46 New Jersey
$43,700
$27,100 520
47 Louisiana
$36,720
$26,370 140

Note: some states are missing from this table because the median salary information of landscape architects in those states is not available at this time.

See also: Highest paying industries for landscape architects, Top Paying Jobs in America.