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Top Landscape Architect Jobs & What You Need To Know

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Are you looking for your next job in landscape architecture or perhaps urban design? We’ve rounded up our most recent Landscape Architecture roles across the UK to make your job search that bit easier.

Hunter Dunning’s landscape and urban design sector is growing rapidly so if you’re looking for your next landscape role in the UK then keep a regular look out here. The landscape architecture sector is getting busier by the second and with candidates being content in their current firms it’s getting harder for landscaping practices to recruit fresh talent. Here’s our top 10 jobs.


1.) Landscape Architect – Southampton, Hampshire (12 Week Contract)

2.) Landscape Architect – Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

3.) Senior Or Principal Landscape Architect – Glasgow

4.) Senior To Associate Landscape Architect – Bristol

5.) Landscape Architect – Abingdon Oxfordshire

6.) Senior Urban Designer – Bristol

7.) Senior Or Associate Landscape Architect – Bristol

8.) Graduate / Assistant Landscape Architect – Surrey Quays, London

9.) Senior Landscape Architect – Oxford

10.) Associate Landscape Architect – Manchester

Find more Landscape Architecture jobs here.

If you’re currently thinking of making the move to a landscape architecture role but unsure on the experience required and what the role will entail, we’ve listed some info for you here to give you a better idea when making your decision.


Landscape architecture is a profession which is chartered so you will need to have reached a Masters level that is accredited by the Landscape Institution to have success in getting that dream role.

Courses are available in areas such as:

  • Landscape Architecture
  • Landscape Design and Ecology
  • Environmental conservation
  • Garden design
  • Landscape Management and/or Restoration
  • Landscape Planning.


  • As a graduate landscape Architect you’ll earn between £20,000 and £24,000
  • With some experience and Licentiate Membership (having achieved your initial professional education), salaries can rise to £29,000.
  • Salaries for fully-qualified members of the Landscape Institute (LI), registered as chartered landscape architects, are between £30,000 and £45,000. With further experience it’s possible to earn in excess of £100,000. (1)


Employers will usually always prefer to hire someone with working experience, particularly in the UK if they’re based within the UK. It shows your enthusiasm for the role and also gets you ahead of the competition when applying for the role as it’s less time consuming for the employer when you start. Here’s the types of employers you would work for in the landscape architecture industry;

  • The construction industry
  • Local authorities
  • Private practices
  • Public bodies
  • Water companies.

You can find out more info on landscape architecture training and what will be required of you here.


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