Landscape Architects

risk level
Based on 139 votes
by 2031
or $35.19 hourly
as of 2022

Automation risk

0.0% (Minimal Risk)

Minimal Risk (0-20%): Occupations in this category have a low probability of being automated, as they typically demand complex problem-solving, creativity, strong interpersonal skills, and a high degree of manual dexterity. These jobs often involve intricate hand movements and precise coordination, making it difficult for machines to replicate the required tasks.

More information on what this score is, and how it is calculated is available here.

Some quite important qualities of the job are difficult to automate:

  • Originality

  • Social Perceptiveness

  • Fine Arts

  • Persuasion

  • Negotiation

User poll

32% chance of full automation within the next two decades

Our visitors have voted that there is a small chance this occupation will be replaced. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 0.0% chance of automation.

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Slow growth relative to other professions.

The number of 'Landscape Architects' job openings is expected to decline by 0.1% by 2031

Total employment, and estimated job openings

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.


High paid relative to other professions

In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Landscape Architects' was $73,210, or $35.19 per hour

'Landscape Architects' were paid 58.1% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics


Lower range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2022 there were 18,120 people employed as Landscape Architects within the United States.

This represents around 0.012% of the employed workforce across the country.

Put another way, around 1 in 8 thousand people are employed as Landscape Architects.

Job 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.

SOC Code: 17-1012.00


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Okpala Carl (Could go either way) says
Robots can get creative if given set of limitations to work with like size of land, amount of money available, type of building and so on. Given these requirements, a robot can produce an architectural edifice
May 27, 2021 at 04:25 PM
Nathan (Highly likely) says
Robots will take my job for certain. The creative aspect is already being done with robots. The human interaction is absolutely not necessary.
Mar 27, 2021 at 12:21 AM
John says
Because the architects need to be creative to design the landscapes and robots cant replace that.
May 20, 2020 at 12:07 AM
Caoimhe (Small chance) says
i think there is little chance because its almost impossible to get a robot to do an architects job.
Oct 02, 2019 at 01:28 PM
Because it still needs interaction between people.
May 04, 2019 at 07:44 PM

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