Landscape Designer

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A landscape designer creates plans for outdoor spaces for beauty and functionality.

TRAINING/EDUCATION NEEDED

The minimum education requirement is an Associate's or Bachelor's degree. A certification may be required for some employers.

WHERE TO STUDY

For 2- and 4-year college and university programs across the country, visit our Where to Study page.

SALARY EXPECTATIONS

In October 2019, the median yearly salary for a landscape designer was $48,212, according to PayScale.com. For more information, visit Study.com's Landscape Designer Profile.

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS

VIDEOS AND TESTIMONIALS

Watch a day in the life of landscape designer, Jack Simmons.

Watch how Professor Anne Spafford of North Carolina State University works with her students to inspire them in their landscape design and other horticulture studies.