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2021 Highest Paid Landscape Architecture Graduates in the Southeast Region

166 Bachelor's Degrees
$44,825 Avg Salary
$27,732 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Landscape Architecture Graduates in the Southeast RegionLandscape Architecture is the #180 most popular major in the country with 717 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. Of those degrees, 166 went to students in the Southeast region of the United States. The landscape school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Highest Paid Landscape Graduates.

This year's Highest Paid Landscape Architecture Graduates in the Southeast Region ranking looked at 4 colleges that offer a bachelor's 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.

How Much Do Landscape Architecture Majors Make After Graduation?

After graduating, landscape architecture majors that go to school in the Southeast Region go on to jobs making an average of $44,825 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.

Nationwide, the average salary for graduates with a landscape degree is $44,162. So, there's not much difference on that front.

Average Salary for Landscape Graduates from Schools in the Southeast Region  44,825
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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 the Southeast Region

The highest paid landscape majors graduate from the following colleges and universities.

Top 10 Best Schools for Highly Paid Landscape Graduates in the Southeast Region

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. Louisiana State University is a fairly large public school located in the medium-sized city of Baton Rouge. The average salary for a student who gets a bachelor's degree in landscape from the school is $51,200.

While working on their bachelor's, landscape majors at Louisiana State University accumulate an average of around $15,815 in student debt.

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West Virginia University

Morgantown, WV

West Virginia University landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid landscape architecture school. Located in the city of Morgantown, WVU is a public school with a fairly large student population.

The average amount in student loans that landscape majors at WVU take out while working on their bachelor's is $29,169. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $294.

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#2

Virginia Tech

Blacksburg, VA

Our rankings recognize Virginia Tech as the #2 school in this year's rankings. Located in the city of Blacksburg, Virginia Tech is a public college with a fairly large student population. Landscape majors who obtain their bachelor's from the school make an average salary of $44,400.

The average amount in student loans that landscape majors at Virginia Tech take out while working on their bachelor's is $24,032.

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University of Georgia

Athens, GA

University of Georgia comes in at #3 in this year's ranking. Located in the city of Athens, UGA is a public school with a very large student population. Landscape majors who obtain their bachelor's from the school make an average salary of $42,800.

After completing their bachelor's degree, landscape graduates from UGA carry an average student debtload of $26,127. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $287.

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Clemson University

Clemson, SC

Clemson University earned the #4 spot in our 2021 rankings. Clemson is a fairly large public school located in the suburb of Clemson. Students who receive their bachelor's in landscape from the school go on to jobs that make an average salary of $40,900.

After completing their bachelor's degree, landscape graduates from Clemson carry an average student debtload of $21,408.

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#4

University of Florida

Gainesville, FL

Our rankings recognize University of Florida as the #4 school in this year's rankings. U of F is a fairly large public school located in the medium-sized city of Gainesville.

The average amount in student loans that landscape majors at U of F take out while working on their bachelor's is $22,114.

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University of Arkansas

Fayetteville, AR

University of Arkansas comes in at #7 in this year's ranking. Located in the small city of Fayetteville, UARK is a public college with a very large student population.

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Mississippi State University

Mississippi State, MS

Mississippi State University earned the #8 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the town of Mississippi State, Mississippi State is a public school with a very large student population.

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University of Kentucky

Lexington, KY

University of Kentucky comes in at #9 in this year's ranking. Located in the city of Lexington, UK is a public college with a fairly large student population.

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North Carolina A & T State University landed the #10 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid landscape architecture school. NC A&T is a large public school located in the large city of Greensboro.

Landscape majors at NC A&T take out an average of $25,853 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $282, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Best Landscape Architecture Colleges by State

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State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Georgia 220 50
Florida 214 9
North Carolina 207 7
Virginia 206 13
South Carolina 188 13
Kentucky 177 17
Arkansas 164 9
Louisiana 163 11
Mississippi 158 16
West Virginia 142 21

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

Related Major Annual Graduates
General Architecture 823
Architectural Sciences & Technology 201
Interior Architecture 124
Environmental Design 109
Urban & Regional Planning 70

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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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