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

    Core Tasks

    • 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

    • Creative
    • 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