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2021 Highest Paid Landscape Architecture Graduates in California

112 Bachelor's Degrees
$45,133 Avg Salary
$21,874 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Landscape Architecture Graduates in CaliforniaWith 112 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, landscape architecture is the #136 most popular major in California. This means that of the 717 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 15.6% were from a college or university in the state. Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Highest Paid Landscape Graduates ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision.

For this year's Highest Paid Landscape Architecture Graduates in California ranking, we looked at 2 colleges that offer a bachelor's in landscape.

The numbers used in this ranking are early career salaries, which we define to be 10 years after 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.

How Much Do Landscape Architecture Majors Make After Graduation?

After graduating, landscape architecture majors that go to school in California go on to jobs making an average of $45,133 per year. This means that graduates with bachelor's degrees in this field make 13% more than the average college graduate salary of $39,802.

The national average salary for landscape bachelor's degree holders is $44,162. That's pretty close to the average for students who get their degree from a school in California.

Average Salary for Landscape Graduates from Schools in California  45,133
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90,200
Average Salary for Landscape Graduates from Schools Nationwide  44,162
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90,200
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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90,200

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2021 Highest Paid Landscape Architecture Grads in California

Below you'll see a list of the colleges and universities that produce the highest paid landscape architecture majors.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Landscape Graduates in California

California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. Located in the suburb of San Luis Obispo, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo is a public school with a very large student population. Students who receive their bachelor's in landscape from the school go on to jobs that make an average salary of $44,300.

On average, landscape graduates from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo take out $23,589 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 $261.

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The #1 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of California - Berkeley. Located in the medium-sized city of Berkeley, UC Berkeley is a public school with a very large student population.

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Our rankings recognize California State Polytechnic University - Pomona as the #2 school in this year's rankings. CSU Pomona is a fairly large public school located in the large suburb of Pomona. Students who receive their bachelor's in landscape from the school go on to jobs that make an average salary of $43,400.

Landscape majors at CSU Pomona take out an average of $28,291 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 $280.

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Best Landscape Architecture Colleges in the Far Western US Region

Explore all the Best Landscape Architecture Colleges in the Far Western US Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Washington 229 9
Oregon 178 9
Nevada 117 11

One of 8 majors within the Architecture & Related Services area of study, Landscape Architecture has other similar majors worth exploring.

Related Major Annual Graduates
General Architecture 585
Architectural Sciences & Technology 150
Urban & Regional Planning 148
Real Estate Development 94
Environmental Design 36

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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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