Landscape Designer

Landscape Designer

Landscape Designers plan and design attractive and functional outdoor spaces for homeowners, businesses and government organisations. The average salary of a Landscape Designer is $58,059 per annum.

As a Landscape Designer, you’ll work closely with landscaping contractors and other building and planning professionals to execute and manage design projects.

Salary range
Average salary $58,059
salary range
$50,896
$58,059
$65,223
Source: SEEK
Projected job growth
18% by 2020
18%
2015
2020
Source: joboutlook.gov.au
Employment by region
The top three regions for employment as a Landscape Designer are:
NSW
NSW 46.4%
VIC
VIC 22.7%
QLD
QLD 14.6%
Source: joboutlook.gov.au

Key skills required

The top skills for a Landscape Designer are:
  • Analytical and planning ability
  • Aptitude for design
  • Creative flair
  • Enjoy the natural environment
  • Able to work independently or as part of a team
Source: myfuture.edu.au
Career pathway planner
Starting out
Starting out

Kick-start your career in landscape design and learn the fundamentals of the industry with one of these entry level courses.

Moving up in the industry
Moving up in the industry

Develop your skills further and learn how to design sustainable, creative and practical landscapes with a Bachelor degree.