Greenskeeper Salary

Men represent the vast majority of Greenskeepers in the United States. People in this role can earn an average of $10.82 per hour nationwide. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and the larger part lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by just over two-fifths and dental coverage is claimed by slightly less than a third. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$18,121 - $51,320
$18K
$36K
$51K
MEDIAN: $35,505
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$9.00 - $14.90
$9
$11
$15
MEDIAN: $10.82
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$0$51K
Salary $18,121 - $51,320
Bonus $275.00
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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$19,053 - $38,195
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 20
Hourly Data $0$20
Hourly Rate $9.00 - $14.90
Hourly Tips $0.25
Overtime $5.75 - $20.76
Annual Data $0$38K
Bonus $275.00
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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$19,053 - $38,195
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 106

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Job Description for Greenskeeper

A greenskeeper works on a resort, golf course, or another place with a lawn to ensure that it is well maintained. Greenskeepers work with various landscaping equipment (manual and/or power) such as lawn mowers, leaf blowers, and trimmers. These professionals are responsible for maintaining trees, flowers, and other plants and removing weeds, as well as maintaining pathways associated with the property. Greenskeepers may also have to clear trash and debris.

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Greenskeeper 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 Greenskeeper

Pay by Experience for a Greenskeeper has a positive trend. An entry-level Greenskeeper with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $22,000 based on 91 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Greenskeeper with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $24,000 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Greenskeeper which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 17 salaries. A Greenskeeper with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 13 salaries.

Greenskeeper Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Greenskeeper?

Greenskeeper in Ithaca:
"How there would be no raises for five years."
Give out a raise. All so keep there pool house pipes from freezing every single year. Maybe the 9000 dollars from that every year can get us a raise.

Key Stats for Greenskeeper

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Greenskeeper Salaries

Late-Career
▲65%

Experienced
▲15%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$24,000

Entry-Level
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 43%
dental benefits
Dental: 31%
vision benefits
Vision: 25%
no benefits
None: 56%
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