DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA
17-1012 Landscape Architects
Occupational Description:Plan and design land areas for projects such as parks and other recreational facilities, airports, highways, hospitals, schools, land subdivisions, and commercial, industrial, and residential sites.
|Geography||Employment||Emp SE*||Mean||Mean SE*||10th||25th||Median||75th||90th|
|*SE = Standard error, a measure of the statistical reliability of the estimate.|
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|Employment||Median Wage||% Change -|
|Civil Engineering Technicians||250||$26.77/hr||N/A|
|Electrical and Electronics Drafters||30||$27.46/hr||N/A|
Tasks for Landscape Architects
- Prepares site plans, specifications, and cost estimates for land development, coordinating arrangement of existing and proposed land features and structures.
- Compiles and analyzes data on conditions, such as location, drainage, and location of structures for environmental reports and landscaping plans.
- Inspects landscape work to ensure compliance with specifications, approve quality of materials and work, and advise client and construction personnel.
- Confers with clients, engineering personnel, and architects on overall program.