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Landscape Architects Salary in Sector of Federal, State, and Local Government

The salary statistics of landscape architects in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare landscape architects salaries in different industries within the federal, state, and local government sector.

Average Annual Salary of Landscape Architects

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$54,830
25th Percentile Wage
$68,200
50th Percentile Wage
$83,800
75th Percentile Wage
$100,060
90th Percentile Wage
$113,590

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for landscape architects in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) landscape architects is $113,590. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $83,800. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid landscape architects is $54,830.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of landscape architects in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201683,8004.28%1.47%
201580,210-2.28%-
201482,040-2.41%-
201384,0201.73%-
201282,570--

Compare Landscape Architects Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of landscape architects in eight industries in the federal, state, and local government sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for landscape architects occupations is the state government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) industry with an annual salary $93,490. The lowest paying industry is the local government, including schools and hospitals industry (annual salary $77,670). For detailed landscape architects salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$93,490
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$87,590
Federal government, including USPS
$87,590
State government, including schools and hospitals
$86,450
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$83,800
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$82,620
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$77,730
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$77,670

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].




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