Greenskeeper Salary

Men represent the vast majority of Greenskeepers in the United States. People in this role can earn an average of $9.96 per hour nationwide. While more than half report receiving no health benefits, the larger part do receive medical coverage, and nearly one in four have dental, as well. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Greenskeepers — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$26,174 - $84,430

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$8.03 - $15.05

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$26,174 - $84,430  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,250  
Total Pay (?
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$17,837 - $41,213  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 20
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.03 - $15.05  
   
Overtime
$11.72 - $21.29  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,250  
   
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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$17,837 - $41,213  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 88
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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
up arrow 58%

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$24,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 35% dental benefits Dental: 26%
vision benefits Vision: 26% employee benefits None: 64%
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