Green landscape architectWhat they do: Landscape with plants and soil native to an area without the use of dangerous pesticides and equipment that contribute to pollution. They also help in the conservation of environments and deal with environmental and zoning laws, according to the US Environmental Protection Agency.
Median salary: $89,700, according to the American Society of Landscape Architects
Education/experience: Bachelor of Landscape Architecture (BLA) or a Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture (BSLA); landscape architect license is required in 49 states.
Growth forecast: The demand for landscape architects is rising as more people are becoming environmentally conscious, according to the American Society of Landscape Architects.
(Bill Regan for the Boston Globe)