Greenskeeper Salary

Men make up the majority of Greenskeepers in the United States, bringing in about $10.56 per hour. The majority of Greenskeepers claim high levels of job satisfaction. While the greater part report receiving no health benefits, a majority do receive medical coverage, and just under one in three have dental, as well. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$18,121 - $51,111
$18K
$34K
$51K
MEDIAN: $34,472
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50%
90%

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$8.77 - $14.75
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MEDIAN: $10.56
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$18,121 - $51,111  
   
Total Pay (?
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$18,465 - $37,152  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 20
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$8.77 - $14.75  
   
Overtime
$7.65 - $20.31  
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$0$14K$28K$42K
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$18,465 - $37,152  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 111

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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

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Greenskeepers. At career start (within the first five years), average income sits near $22K, and the average for folks who have worked for five to 10 years is only slightly higher at $24K. Greenskeepers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $28K. Greenskeepers who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $40K.

Key Stats for Greenskeeper

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Greenskeeper Salaries

Late-Career
▲73%

Experienced
▲21%

Mid-Career
▲5%

National Average
$23,000

Entry-Level
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 38%
dental benefits
Dental: 28%
vision benefits
Vision: 21%
dental benefits
None: 61%
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