SIC 0781 | NAICS 541320
The following guide to industry information, research, and analysis provides sources for industry trends and statistics, financial ratios, salary surveys, and more.
Comprehensive research reports provide in-depth industry analysis and five-year growth forecasts, with special focus on the underlying structure and external forces and relationships that affect industries and their performance. Topics addressed in the reports include:
Career section provides an overview of the landscape architecture profession and includes information on career opportunities, educational requirements, colleges and universities offering accredited and candidacy programs, and student post-graduation plans. All information is available free online.
Quarterly business survey summarizes current trends for key indicators such as billable hours, business inquiries, and hiring expectations, and also include information on selected topics such as personnel recruitment and retention, technology usage, and demand for various services. Survey results are summarized in quarterly news releases and can be viewed free online.
Five-year financial statement analysis includes income statements, balance sheets, and key financial ratios, with data available by sales size range on a national, state, and metro area level including:
Annual financial statement analysis includes common-size income statements, balance sheets, and key financial ratios for firms in this sector. Print edition includes five years of historical data, with the most recent year's data broken down by net sales and total assets size range. Individual NAICS downloads which mirror the print edition format can be purchased online. Sample report can be viewed online.
Annual Graduating Student Survey
Annual publication includes detailed current and historical trend data on starting salaries and employee benefits for students graduating with undergraduate and graduate degrees in landscape architecture. Current and prior year surveys can be downloaded and viewed online.
National Salary Survey
Annual survey covers the private, public, and academic sectors of the profession and includes information on salaries, incentives, total compensation, and employee benefits. Custom reports are filterable by organization type, number of employees, geographic location (e.g., state, city, metro area), and other selected criteria.
Interactive database provides detailed transaction data for over 38,000 private and public companies sold for prices ranging from under $250,000 to over $500,000,000, with valuation measures provided including market value of invested capital as a multiple of revenue, gross profit, EBIT, EBITDA, SDE, and book value of invested capital. User guide, free webinar, and sample reports are available online.