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BCSLA Professional Practice Survey 2022

Since 1989, the BCSLA has evaluated the broader state of the profession. In 1990, RK House & Associates published the first BCSLA practice survey.   The RK House Report states that the average income for a full-time landscape architect in 1987 was $30,979, in 1988 it was $35,839.    Click on the links to the survey results to see how the profession has changed.

The BCSLA Professional Practice Survey was conducted in 2007, 2012, 2017 and 2022.  The results of these studies provide tremendous insight into the current state of our profession and workplace dynamics. surveys. The purpose of the survey is to collect comparative results over time, with a survey of comparable questions asked every five years.

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Download the 2022 BCSLA Professional Practice Survey Report

Download the 2017 BCSLA Professional Practice Survey Report
> Download the 2012 BCSLA Professional Practice Survey Report
Download the 2007 BCSLA Workplace Survey
Download the 1989 BCSLA Practice Survey (R.K. House Report)


> 2022 BCSLA Annual Membership & Firm Roster

> BCSLA Strategic Plan Update (May 2021)

2017 BCSLA Strategic Plan 

> Drawing on the Land (1st and 2nd Editions)


Canadian Landscape Standard Second Edition

2019 Canadian Landscape Architect Compensation and Benefits Study



ASLA Landscape Architecture Licensure Handbook 

CLARB Landscape Architecture and Public Welfare

Ecosystem Services Natural Capital Natures Benefits In the Urban Region Information for Professionals Citizens

>Books by CSLA Members


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Project: Richmond Gate
Landscape Architect / Firm: LADR Landscape Architects
Location: Saanich, British Columbia
Photo Credit: LADR