Landscape Architects (17-1012)

Occupation description:  Plan and design land areas for projects such as parks and other recreational facilities, airports, highways, hospitals, schools, land subdivisions, and commercial, industrial, and residential sites.

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Employment and Job Openings   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska 4246 9.51 23
United States 24,70026,300 6.4600 1,1001,860

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities. Read more.


2017 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 34.0819.4624.41 31.6241.3052.15

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
312 6.541.9 38.7
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation10
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation7
UI claimants previously working in occupation1
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 66
Number of job position postings 0
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 0.0

Alaska Licensing Information

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: Bachelor’s degree Work experience: None On-the-job training: Internship/Residency

Training Resources

 Degree
Vocational Training and Resource Center   (Juneau)
Drafting with AutoCAD
Landscaping Technology