Landscape Architect - Federal Salaries of 2021
Pay Rates for "Landscape Architect"How much does a Landscape Architect in the federal government get paid? $100,983.21* *Based on the 2021 average.
Landscape Architect was the 306th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2021, with 247 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.
In 2021, the National Park Service hired the most employees titled Landscape Architecture, with an average salary of $102,728.
Government Landscape Architecture jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Landscape Architecture job is GS-6, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is GS-15. Remember that the starting and maximum yearly pay listed above reflect base pay only - your actual salary will be higher based on the Locality Pay Adjustment for the area in which you work.
Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) professions fall under this job category. Due to the growing focus of them STEM fields, individuals in this job category tend to advance more quickly than employees in the other job categories. Jobs in this category are being added quickly and many organizations have trouble finding qualified individuals. Individuals in this job category typically recieve pormotions of 2 grade increases at a time until they reach GS-12.
Agencies that have hired a Landscape Architect
|Agency||Employees Hired||Average Salary|
|National Park Service||161||$102,727.93|
|National Cemetery Administration||4||$132,200.75|
|Bureau of Land Management||4||$96,011.25|
|Natural Resources Conservation Service||3||$106,694.67|
|Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust)||3||$108,880.33|
|Office of the Secretary (Department of Veterans Affairs)||2||$144,746.00|
|Department of State||1||$155,202.00|
|Veterans Health Administration||1||$78,750.00|
|Public Buildings Service||1||$121,347.00|
|Bureau of Reclamation||1||$92,083.00|
|Bureau of Ocean Energy Management||1||$141,548.00|
|National Institutes of Health||1||$134,798.00|
Landscape Architect Pay Distribution
The average pay for a Landscape Architect is $100,983.21. The highest paid Landscape Architect made $168,813 in 2021.
Common Landscape Architect Payscales
|Payscale||Number of Landscape Architecture Employees|
|GS - General Schedule||246|
|AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not Elsewhere Specified||1|
|Starting Paygrade:||$36,070.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-6, Step 1|
|Maximum Paygrade:||$152,771.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-15, Step 10|
|Category:||Professional and Scientific|
|Occupation Family:||0800 ENGINEERING AND ARCHITECTURE GROUP|
Other Jobs at the GS-6 Paygrade
GS-6 is the starting paygrade for Landscape Architecture jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the GS-6 paygrade.
|Occupation||Occupation Category||Starting Paygrade||Maximum Paygrade|
|Fire Protection Engineering||Professional and Scientific||GS-6||GS-15|
|Industrial Hygiene||Professional and Scientific||GS-6||GS-15|
|Packaging||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
|Land Law Examining||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
|Irrigation System Operation||Technical and Medical Support||GS-1||GS-9|
Average Landscape Architecture Pay Trend from 2004 to 2021
In 2004, the average pay for a Landscape Architect was $70,830. Since then, the average pay has increased to $100,983 in 2021.
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