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2021 Highest Paid Landscape Architecture Graduates

717 Bachelor's Degrees
$44,162 Avg Salary
$26,170 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Landscape Architecture GraduatesOut of the 338 majors we analyze each year, landscape architecture was ranked #180. In fact, 717 bachelor's degrees were handed out in 2018-2019. Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Highest Paid Landscape Graduates list, to help you choose the best school for you.

This year's Highest Paid Landscape Architecture Graduates ranking analyzed 15 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in landscape.

In this ranking, we use early career salaries - salaries 10 years from when a student started college. This is the salary typically earned 4-6 years after graduation, but may be different depending on how long a person takes to complete their degree.

Salaries of Landscape Architecture Majors After Graduation

The average landscape architecture major who graduates from a school in the United States earns about $44,162 per year during the early years of their career. This means that graduates with bachelor's degrees in this field make 11% more than the average college graduate salary of $39,802.

Average Salary for Landscape Graduates from Schools Nationwide  44,162
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National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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2021 Highest Paid Landscape Architecture Grads in United States

The following colleges produce the highest paid landscape graduates.

Top 10 Best Schools for Highly Paid Landscape Graduates

University of California - Berkeley earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. UC Berkeley is a very large public school located in the midsize city of Berkeley.

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Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. Louisiana State University is a fairly large public school located in the midsize city of Baton Rouge. Students who receive their bachelor's in landscape from the school go on to jobs that make an average salary of $51,200.

The average amount in student loans that landscape majors at Louisiana State University take out while working on their bachelor's is $15,815.

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Our rankings recognize University of Massachusetts Amherst as the #2 school in this year's rankings. UMass Amherst is a very large public school located in the large suburb of Amherst.

After completing their bachelor's degree, landscape graduates from UMass Amherst carry an average student debtload of $25,245.

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Ohio State University - Main Campus comes in at #2 in this year's ranking. Ohio State is a fairly large public school located in the city of Columbus. The average salary for a student who gets a bachelor's degree in landscape from the school is $46,300.

Landscape majors at Ohio State take out an average of $21,321 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $260.

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Our rankings recognize University of Delaware as the #3 school in this year's rankings. U of Delaware is a fairly large public school located in the suburb of Newark.

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Iowa State University earned the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings. Iowa State is a very large public school located in the small city of Ames. Landscape majors who obtain their bachelor's from the school make an average salary of $46,000.

After completing their bachelor's degree, landscape graduates from Iowa State carry an average student debtload of $27,162. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $312, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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West Virginia University

Morgantown, WV

West Virginia University earned the #4 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the city of Morgantown, WVU is a public college with a fairly large student population.

Landscape majors at WVU take out an average of $29,169 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $294, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Our rankings recognize Texas A&M University - College Station as the #4 school in this year's rankings. Located in the city of College Station, Texas A&M is a public school with a fairly large student population. Landscape majors who obtain their bachelor's from the school make an average salary of $45,500.

After completing their bachelor's degree, landscape graduates from Texas A&M carry an average student debtload of $29,820. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $314, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Ball State University

Muncie, IN

Ball State University earned the #5 spot in our 2021 rankings. Ball State is a fairly large public school located in the small city of Muncie. The average salary for a student who gets a bachelor's degree in landscape from the school is $45,100.

While working on their bachelor's, landscape majors at Ball State accumulate an average of around $24,830 in student debt. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $312, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Pennsylvania State University - University Park earned the #6 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the city of University Park, Penn State University Park is a public college with a very large student population.

On average, landscape graduates from Penn State University Park take out $26,577 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $322.

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Landscape Architecture is one of 8 different types of Architecture & Related Services programs to choose from.

Majors Similar to Landscape

Related Major Annual Graduates
General Architecture 4,108
Architectural Sciences & Technology 1,864
Urban & Regional Planning 847
Environmental Design 591
Interior Architecture 484

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Notes and References

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
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