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Greenskeeper Salary

Very much a male-dominated career in the United States, Greenskeepers earn an average of $9.91 per hour. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. While a majority report receiving no health benefits, more than half do receive medical coverage, and slightly more than a fifth have dental, as well. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
$28,000 - $95,000
(Median)
$28K
$40K
$95K
MEDIAN: $39,761
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$8.00 - $14.52
(Median)
$8
$9
$15
MEDIAN: $9.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$28,000 - $95,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,450  
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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$17,686 - $42,144  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 19
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.00 - $14.52  
   
Overtime
$11.88 - $21.44  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,450  
   
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).
)
$17,686 - $42,144  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 82
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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

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

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Experience Affects Greenskeeper Salaries

Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$24,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 35% dental benefits Dental: 23%
vision benefits Vision: 23% employee benefits None: 63%