Landscape Architects:

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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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary
Average Time to Fill 43 days
Typical Education Bachelor's degree
Typical Experience None
10 Year Projected Openings (2021-2031) 268
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2021-2031) 3.03 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Information Gathering
Critical Thinking
Oral Communication
Numerical and Arithmetic Application
Written Communication
Technology and Tool Usage
Intellectual Risk-taking

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Estimating the Quantifiable Characteristics of Products, Events, or Information

Estimate engineering project costs
Convert design specifications to cost estimates
Bid work projects
Estimate construction project costs
Prepare cost estimates
Estimate time or monetary resources needed to complete projects
Calculate grades and elevations

Getting Information

Review maps to determine location or routes
Review architectural, mapping, or drafting related codes and specifications
Interpret architectural or engineering information from blueprints or schematics
Review engineering data or reports
Survey land or properties
Conduct interviews to gather architectual, engineering, or construction related information
Research property records

Thinking Creatively

Design water conservation systems
Design irrigation systems
Incorporate green or environmental protection features into the design of systems, structures, or facilities
Design construction projects
Develop informational maps or charts
Write business project or bid proposals
Develop graphic art

Analyzing Data or Information

Analyze ecosystem data
Analyze physical, survey, or geographic data
Analyze spatial data
Interpret aerial photographs
Evaluate designs or specifications to ensure quality

Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work

Plan ecological projects such as forestation, reforestation, or range revegetation
Prepare detailed work plans
Manage projects to keep within time, cost, and quality guidelines
Develop plans for architectural, mapping, or drafting related programs, projects, or services

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Cost Estimation
Civil Engineering
Civil 3D
Adobe Freehand
Architectural Design
Project Planning and Development Skills

Related Licensing Requirements

Landscape Architect (18-0000000043)

For information on certification requirements, please contact the Board of Registration for Architects & Landscape Architects at

- Indiana Professional Licensing Agency~Board of Registration for Architects & Landscape Architects (3172343022)

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