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2021 Highest Paid Landscape Architecture Graduates in the Southwest Region

78 Bachelor's Degrees
$43,900 Avg Salary
$28,635 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Landscape Architecture Graduates in the Southwest RegionOut of all the majors we analyze each year, landscape architecture was ranked #180 in the country. In fact 717 bachelor's degrees were handed out in 2018-2019. Of those degrees, 78 went to students in the Southwest 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.

For this year's Highest Paid Landscape Architecture Graduates in the Southwest Region ranking, we looked at 2 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.

Salaries of Landscape Architecture Majors After Graduation

After graduation, landscape architecture majors from schools in the Southwest Region earn an average salary of $43,900 per year. This is 10% higher than the average college graduate, who only makes around $39,802 a year.

This salary is in the same ballpark as the national average of $44,162 for those students who obtain a bachelor's degree in landscape.

Average Salary for Landscape Graduates from Schools in the Southwest Region  43,900
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Average Salary for Landscape Graduates from Schools Nationwide  44,162
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87,800
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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87,800

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2021 Highest Paid Landscape Architecture Grads in the Southwest Region

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

Best Schools for Highly Paid Landscape Graduates in the Southwest Region

Texas A&M University - College Station comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. Located in the midsize city of College Station, Texas A&M is a public college with a fairly large student population. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, landscape majors make an average salary of $45,500.

The average amount in student loans that landscape majors at Texas A&M take out while working on their bachelor's is $29,820. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $314.

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Texas Tech University

Lubbock, TX

The #1 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Texas Tech University. Texas Tech is a fairly large public school located in the city of Lubbock.

After completing their bachelor's degree, landscape graduates from Texas Tech carry an average student debtload of $28,553.

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Arizona State University - Tempe landed the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid landscape architecture school. ASU - Tempe is a very large public school located in the medium-sized city of Tempe. Landscape majors who obtain their bachelor's from the school make an average salary of $42,300.

On average, landscape graduates from ASU - Tempe take out $24,830 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $280, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Oklahoma State University - Main Campus comes in at #3 in this year's ranking. Oklahoma State is a fairly large public school located in the town of Stillwater.

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Best Landscape Architecture Colleges by State

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State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Texas 229 44
Oklahoma 192 8
Arizona 187 26

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 614
Urban & Regional Planning 315
Interior Architecture 76
Environmental Design 68
Architectural Sciences & Technology 55

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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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