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)

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 4647 2.20 11
United States 22,50023,700 5.5120 370490

Job outlook

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

2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 33.0818.7223.55 30.5240.1651.33
Alaska 44.1633.2938.12 42.6852.6857.79

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
376 16.245.5 33.3
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation9
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation8
UI claimants previously working in occupation2
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 55
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

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