Groundskeeper Salary

The average pay for a Groundskeeper is $10.10 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
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$19,604 - $51,523
(Median)
$20K
$31K
$52K
MEDIAN: $30,943
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90%

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$8.83 - $16.26
(Median)
$8
$10
$16
MEDIAN: $10
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$19,604 - $51,523  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,226  
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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$18,526 - $38,290  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 99
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.83 - $16.26  
   
Overtime
$13.05 - $26.78  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,226  
   
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).
)
$18,526 - $38,290  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 636
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Job Description for Groundskeeper

Groundskeepers generally work independently, for management companies, or directly for other employers, and are responsible for maintaining the cleanliness, functionality, and aesthetic appeal of particular areas of land. As such, they usually work outside and must be able to withstand hot and cold weather. Common duties include mowing lawns, pulling weeds, trimming hedges, planting flowers and shrubbery, fertilizing, watering, raking leaves, and generally keeping the lawn, plants, and hedges in good shape.

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Groundskeeper 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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Pay by Experience Level for Groundskeeper

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

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What is it like working as a Groundskeeper?

Groundskeeper in Frankfort:
"Outdoors."
Pros: Its nice to be outside and the place is pretty.
Cons: Sometimes the work is hard.

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Experience Affects Groundskeeper Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 47%

Experienced
up arrow 34%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$23,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 94 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 49% dental benefits Dental: 33%
vision benefits Vision: 26% employee benefits None: 50%
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