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2021 Highest Paid Landscape Architecture Graduates in Virginia

13 Bachelor's Degrees
$44,400 Avg Salary

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Highest Paid Landscape Architecture Graduates in VirginiaIn 2018-2019, 13 bachelor's degrees were awarded to landscape architecture students who went to a Virginia college or university. This makes it the #161 most popular major in the state. This means that of the 717 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 1.8% 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.

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.

Comparing Average Salaries of Landscape Architecture Majors

After graduating, landscape architecture majors that go to school in Virginia go on to jobs making an average of $44,400 per year. This is 12% higher than the average college graduate, who only makes around $39,802 a year.

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 Virginia  44,400
Average Salary for Landscape Graduates from Schools Nationwide  44,162
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802

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2021 Highest Paid Landscape Architecture Grads in Virginia

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 Virginia


Virginia Tech

Blacksburg, VA

Our rankings recognize Virginia Tech as the #1 school in this year's rankings. Virginia Tech is a very large public school located in the small city of Blacksburg. Students who receive their bachelor's in landscape from the school go on to jobs that make an average salary of $44,400.

Landscape majors at Virginia Tech take out an average of $24,032 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree.

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Best Landscape Architecture Colleges in the Southeast Region

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

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 149
Urban & Regional Planning 13
Architectural History 3

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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.
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