Architects, Landscape

SOC Code: 17-1012

Entry Salary
Average Salary

Job Description

Landscape Architects render or offer to render service to clients in the following areas:  advice, consultation, planning, landscape architectural design, drawings, and specifications. They provide service as the general administrator of the contract as the owner’s representative during the construction phase, wherein expert knowledge and skill are required in connection with landscape enhancement or landscape development, including the formulation of graphic or written criteria to govern the planning or design of land construction projects, production of overall sight plans, landscape grading and landscape drainage plans, planting plans, irrigation plans, and construction details wherein the safeguarding of life, health or property is concerned.

1.  Be an adult.
2.  Be of good moral character and repute.
3.  Hold a professional degree in landscape architecture from a Landscape Architectural Accrediting Board (LAAB) accredited school of landscape architecture.
4.  Three years of diversified experience in Landscape Architecture with one year under the direct supervision of a licensed landscape architect.
5.  Pass the Landscape Architectural Registration Exam (LARE).


Fraud or deceit in obtaining certificate.

School Located in Wyoming

There are no Landscape Architectural schools located in Wyoming; however, Wyoming residents are eligible to study out of state at in-state rates through the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) program. For more information about WICHE contact:
        Nancy Smueles, WICHE Certifying Officer
        University of Wyoming Box 3432
        Laramie, Wyoming  82071
        Phone: (307) 766-6556

Anyone wishing to practice landscape architecture in Wyoming must be licensed by the Wyoming State Board of Architects and Landscape Architects.


The Landscape Architectural Registration Examination is administered in Cheyenne during the second or third week in June and the second or third week in December. It is a three-day exam, including multiple choice, written, and graphic problem solving.

Application $100.00 or $200.00
Initial License $100.00
Biennium License Renewal $120.00

All rules, applications, fees, and other information available at: 

Licensing Agency

Veronica Skoranski
State Board of Architects and Landscape Architects
1800 Carey Avenue, 4th Floor
Cheyenne, Wyoming  82002
Phone: (307) 777-3628
Fax: (307) 777-3508

Additional Sources of Information
American Society of Landscape Architects
1733 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  20009

Landscape Architecture Foundation
1733 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  20009

Council of Landscape Architectural Registration Boards (CLARB)
144 Church St, NW
Suite 201
Vienna, Virginia  22180

Occupational Outlook Handbook:
"Landscape Architects"

Wages Last Updated June 2008

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