Greenskeeper Salary

Men represent the vast majority of Greenskeepers in the United States. People in this role can earn an average of $10.56 per hour nationwide. More than a third enjoy medical while close to one-fourth get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a little less than a fifth. Most Greenskeepers like their work and job satisfaction is high. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$18,018 - $50,898
$18K
$34K
$51K
MEDIAN: $33,832
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$8.86 - $14.79
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$11
$15
MEDIAN: $10.56
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$18,018 - $50,898  
   
Bonus
$275.00  
Total Pay (?
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$18,702 - $35,744  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 19
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$8.86 - $14.79  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.25  
Overtime
$5.79 - $20.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
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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$18,702 - $35,744  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 113

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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.

Key Stats for Greenskeeper

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Greenskeeper Salaries

Late-Career
▲73%

Experienced
▲20%

Mid-Career
▲5%

National Average
$23,000

Entry-Level
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 36%
dental benefits
Dental: 25%
vision benefits
Vision: 18%
no benefits
None: 62%
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