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Groundskeeper Salary

The average wage for a Groundskeeper is $10.06 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
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$19,487 - $51,870
(Median)
$19K
$31K
$52K
MEDIAN: $31,461
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$8.80 - $16.40
(Median)
$8
$10
$16
MEDIAN: $10
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$19,487 - $51,870  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,216  
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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$18,465 - $38,881  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 95
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.80 - $16.40  
   
Overtime
$12.99 - $26.84  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,216  
   
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).
)
$18,465 - $38,881  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 622

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Job Description for Groundskeeper

Groundskeepers maintain property that belongs to businesses, schools and individuals. They work in both the public and private sector. They often work at large outdoor venues such as parks or entertainment facilities. They can also work at apartment complexes, universities and private and public parks.

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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.

Pay Difference by Location

Groundskeeper Reviews

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 36%

Mid-Career
up arrow 14%

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
2%
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: 34%
vision benefits Vision: 26% employee benefits None: 50%
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