Landscape Architects

risk level
Based on 192 votes
-0.1 %
by year 2032
or $38.13 per hour
as of 2023

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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

36% chance of full automation within the next two decades

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

What do you think the risk of automation is?

What is the likelihood that Landscape Architects will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?


The following graph(s) are included wherever there is a substantial amount of votes to render meaningful data. These visual representations display user poll results over time, providing a significant indication of sentiment trends.

Sentiment over time (yearly)


Slow growth relative to other professions.

The number of 'Landscape Architects' job openings is expected to decline 0.1% by 2032

Total employment, and estimated job openings

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031
Updated projections are due 09-2023.


High paid relative to other professions

In 2023, the median annual wage for 'Landscape Architects' was $79,320, or $38 per hour

'Landscape Architects' were paid 65.0% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $48,060

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics


Lower range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2023 there were 20,370 people employed as 'Landscape Architects' within the United States.

This represents around < 0.001% of the employed workforce across the country

Put another way, around 1 in 7 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 (Uncertain) 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 (Low) 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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