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Landscape Architect

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A landscape architect designs and plans a range of different developments, including public spaces, residential schemes, transport routes and renewable energy sites, such as wind farms. They work with architects, town planners, civil engineers and other professionals to make sure their designs are sustainable and nice to look at.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

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

The starting salary for a graduate landscape architect is likely to be around £17,000 to £25,000 a year. With experience, this can rise to around £25,000 to £35,000 a year and those in a senior position can up to £40,000 a year, or more.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

You will find vacancies with local councils and private companies. Look on the Landscape Institute website for vacancies.

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
2018
3459
0.8 %
RISE
2023
3487
  United Kingdom
2018
41771
4.1 %
RISE
2023
43499

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What Does it Take?

You need to be:

You should have:

Training

Getting On

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Contacts

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Career Area

Construction

Career Sectors

Architecture

Building Technology and Management

Civil and Structural Engineering

Construction Crafts

Landscape Architecture

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