Caretaker, Grounds Salary

Very much a male-dominated career in the United States, Grounds Caretakers earn an average of $13.59 per hour. Most Grounds Caretakers like their work and job satisfaction is high. While close to one-half report receiving no health benefits, nearly one-half do receive medical coverage, and just under a third have dental, as well. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$20,729 - $61,499
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$37K
$61K
MEDIAN: $36,735
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$8.82 - $20.27
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$0$61K
Salary $20,729 - $61,499
Bonus $750
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$19,100 - $52,936
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 43
Hourly Data $0$26
Hourly Rate $8.82 - $20.27
Hourly Tips $0.50
Overtime $14.49 - $26.80
Annual Data $0$52K
Bonus $750
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$19,100 - $52,936
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 83

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Job Description for Caretaker, Grounds

Grounds caretakers manage the exterior appearance of a facility and ensure that the grounds are free of obstructions and other hazards. They are often responsible for picking up and removing trash, gardening and weeding, planting new plants, and maintaining current flora by watering and fertilizing, as well as arranging gardens for aesthetic appeal.

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Caretaker, Grounds Tasks

  • Cleans sidewalks and disposes of debris and trash properly.
  • Assist other staff with larger maintenance repairs or projects.
  • Monitor the upkeep and maintenance of the landscaping and grounds daily.
  • Handle basic preventative and corrective maintenance tasks.
  • Keep the grounds in a clean and attractive manner.

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Pay by Experience Level for Caretaker, Grounds

Pay by Experience for a Caretaker, Grounds has a positive trend. An entry-level Caretaker, Grounds with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $24,000 based on 72 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Caretaker, Grounds with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 32 salaries. An experienced Caretaker, Grounds which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 32 salaries. A Caretaker, Grounds with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 15 salaries.

Caretaker, Grounds Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Caretaker, Grounds?

Caretaker, Grounds in Tazewell:
"Hard work."
Take your time and do a good job.

Caretaker, Grounds in New Orleans:
Pros: Treated well, good boss.
Cons: Physically tiring.

Key Stats for Caretaker, Grounds

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Caretaker, Grounds Salaries

Late-Career
▲40%

Experienced
▲16%

Mid-Career
▲6%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 47%
dental benefits
Dental: 31%
vision benefits
Vision: 25%
no benefits
None: 51%
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