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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 $94,800, 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 2018 [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
$94,800
$72,150 30
2 Alaska
$88,780
$69,240 30
3 California
$83,830
$51,140 2,470
4 Connecticut
$77,150
$51,910 350
5 New York
$75,390
$45,830 1,330
6 Massachusetts
$74,860
$47,510 860
7 Tennessee
$73,350
$35,220 160
8 Hawaii
$72,030
$42,970 110
9 New Jersey
$71,780
$54,250 320
10 New Mexico
$71,440
$48,730 30
11 Nevada
$70,640
$28,440 30
12 Washington
$70,620
$43,300 890
13 Colorado
$70,340
$45,190 560
14 Virginia
$70,010
$46,820 740
15 Delaware
$69,540
$48,040 40
16 Rhode Island
$68,780
$55,180 100
17 Texas
$67,750
$41,520 1,060
18 Illinois
$67,370
$43,170 310
19 Missouri
$67,210
$45,010 270
20 North Carolina
$66,100
$39,150 340
21 Pennsylvania
$65,370
$38,070 640
22 Michigan
$65,340
$36,960 380
23 Alabama
$65,280
$42,580 40
24 Maryland
$64,910
$48,630 430
25 Minnesota
$64,780
$46,160 250
26 Arizona
$63,340
$46,980 590
27 Utah
$62,680
$44,660 180
28 South Dakota
$62,640
$34,770 110
29 Vermont
$62,570
$44,600 130
30 Georgia
$62,510
$43,310 740
31 Wyoming
$62,220
$39,330 60
32 Kentucky
$61,320
$30,030 130
33 West Virginia
$60,520
$33,770 40
34 Idaho
$59,670
$35,410 40
35 Ohio
$58,980
$35,830 940
36 Maine
$58,580
$44,420 30
37 Oregon
$58,060
$43,100 420
38 Florida
$58,000
$33,460 1,550
39 Arkansas
$56,520
$32,100 90
40 South Carolina
$53,170
$33,140 440
41 North Dakota
$52,760
$34,510 60
42 Montana
$52,620
$40,810 30
43 Oklahoma
$50,880
$28,920 140
44 Kansas
$50,600
$36,360 220
45 Indiana
$49,970
$35,760 210
46 Wisconsin
$48,680
$35,890 490
47 Iowa
$48,390
$35,620 220
48 Puerto Rico
$45,350
$40,600 50
49 Mississippi
$45,230
$39,830 110
50 Nebraska
$42,390
$32,500 110
51 Louisiana
$38,420
$26,980 140
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