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Landscapers construct, maintain and renovate gardens, parks and sports grounds, as well as other outdoor or public areas in business parks, housing estates, national parks and picnic sites. They also do interior landscaping in places like shopping centres, offices and hospitals. They are also known as landscape gardeners or landscape technicians.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

Starting salaries for qualified landscapers in the UK are around £15,000 to £19,000 a year. Experienced landscapers, leading a team, can earn up to £30,000 a year or more. Many landscapers are self-employed so their earnings will vary, depending on how successful they are.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

Unemployment

Percentage of workforce registered as unemployed (Scotland)

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2017
3777
0.3 %
FALL
2022
3766
  United Kingdom
2017
43441
1.3 %
RISE
2022
43996

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What Does it Take?

You should be able to:

You should have:

Training

Getting On

Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

British Association of Landscape Industries (BALI)
Tel: 024 7669 0333
E-mail: contact@bali.org.uk
Website: http://www.bali.org.uk
Twitter: @BALI_Landscape
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BALIassociation

Institute of Horticulture (IoH)
Tel: 0845 707 8007
Website: http://www.horticulture.org.uk/
Website (2): http://www.growcareers.info
Twitter: @CIHort
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CIHort

Lantra Scotland
Tel: 01738 310164
E-mail: scotland@lantra.co.uk
Website: http://www.lantra.co.uk/scotland
Twitter: @LantraScotland
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/lantrascotland/

Lantra is the Sector Skills Council for the environmental and land-based sector.

Royal Horticultural Society (RHS)
E-mail: careerinfo@rhs.org.uk
Website: http://www.rhs.org.uk/
Twitter: @The_RHS
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/rhshome

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