Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources
Arlington Heights // Diamond Hill-Jarvis
Landscape Architect is one of the career choices for this career focus.
Landscape Architects design outdoor spaces. They create parks, golf courses, conservation areas, and more.
- Earnings Range: $30,000 – 100,000
Level of Education
- 4-Year College or University
- Consult with civil engineers, architects, hydrologists, or other professionals
- Analyze climate, soil, and sunlight conditions at sites
- Prepare rough designs for clients’ approval
- Finalize drawings, materials list, and instructions
- Supervise construction of the design
Attributes & Abilities
- Computer skills
- Good with people
- Concern for the environment
- Prior experience is helpful
- Work for landscape architectural firms, governments, developers, and companies
- Some are self-employed
- Work indoors and outdoors
- Interact with clients and other professionals
- Most work regular hours; hours for self-employed architects vary
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High School Certification Options in Fort Worth ISD
Counted Towards Performance Acknowledgement:
Texas Certified Nursery Professional;
Texas High School Floral Design Certification Level 1;
Texas Master Gardner
Not Counted Towards Performance Acknowledgement:
OSHA 10-Hour General Industry Certification