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2021 Highest Paid Landscape Architecture Graduates in the Plains States Region

46 Bachelor's Degrees
$46,000 Avg Salary
$30,100 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Landscape Architecture Graduates in the Plains States 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, 46 went to students in the Plains States region of the United States. 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.

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.

Comparing Average Salaries of Landscape Architecture Majors

The average landscape architecture major who graduates from a school in the Plains States Region earns about $46,000 per year during the early years of their career. This means that graduates with bachelor's degrees in this field make 16% more than the average college graduate salary of $39,802.

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 Plains States Region  46,000
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 the Plains States Region

The following colleges produce the highest paid landscape graduates.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Landscape Graduates in the Plains States Region

Iowa State University earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. Iowa State is a fairly large public school located in the 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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University of Nebraska - Lincoln landed the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid landscape architecture school. Located in the large city of Lincoln, UNL is a public college with a fairly large student population.

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The #3 spot in this year's ranking belongs to North Dakota State University - Main Campus. Located in the medium-sized city of Fargo, North Dakota State University is a public college with a large student population.

While working on their bachelor's, landscape majors at North Dakota State University accumulate an average of around $28,812 in student debt.

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Best Landscape Architecture Colleges by State

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State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Iowa 193 32
Nebraska 174 4
South Dakota 142 8
North Dakota 141 2

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

Related Major Annual Graduates
General Architecture 241
Architectural Sciences & Technology 103
Architectural History 48
Urban & Regional Planning 46
Interior Architecture 25

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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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