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Landscape Architect
What Landscape Architects Do

Landscape architects design parks and the outdoor spaces of campuses, recreational facilities, private homes, and other open areas. Landscape architects spend much of their time in offices, creating designs, preparing models, and meeting with clients. They spend the rest of their time at jobsites. About 1 in 5 was self-employed in 2014.

How to Become a Landscape Architect
Most states require landscape architects to be licensed. Licensing requirements vary by state, but usually include a degree in landscape architecture from an accredited school, internship experience, and passing the Landscape Architect Registration Examination. 


Pay - Job Outlook
The median annual wage for landscape architects was $63,810 in May 2015. Employment of landscape architects is projected to grow 5 percent by 2024.


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