LandScape Architects

by:michael quaas

2012

per hour a landscape architect makes about 30 dollars per hour and about 60,000 dollars a year.you don't need any expieriance with any related jobs.the employment change is 2,900.the job outbook is 14% a year.

What they do!

Landscape architects typically do the following:

  • Confer with clients, engineers, and building architects to understand a project
  • Prepare site plans, specifications, and cost estimates
  • Coordinate the arrangement of existing and proposed land features and structures
  • Prepare graphic representations of proposed plans using computer-aided design and drafting (CADD) software
  • Select appropriate materials for use in landscape designs
  • Analyze environmental reports on land conditions, such as drainage and energy usage
  • Inspect landscape work to ensure that it adheres to original plans
  • Seek new work through marketing or by giving presentations