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Groundskeeper Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Groundskeeper is $9.98 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.
Groundskeeper Salary (?
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$19,449 - $51,361
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MEDIAN: $32,171
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Groundskeeper Salary (?
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$8.78 - $15.79
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$19,449 - $51,361  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,184  
Profit Sharing
$75.00 - $5,750  
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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$18,406 - $38,629  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 102
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.78 - $15.79  
   
Overtime
$13.20 - $26.55  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,184  
   
Profit Sharing
$75.00 - $5,750  
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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$18,406 - $38,629  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 590
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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.

Groundskeeper Job Listings

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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

Denver
up arrow 70%
St. Louis
up arrow 16%
Atlanta
up arrow 8%
National Average
$23,000
North Beach
up arrow 11%
Louisville
up arrow 15%
Lexington
up arrow 15%
Dunkirk
up arrow 18%
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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 51%
Experienced
up arrow 36%
Mid-Career
up arrow 12%
National Average
$23,000

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 88 votes.

Gender

Female
7%
female alumni
 
Male
93%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 48% dental benefits Dental: 32%
vision benefits Vision: 25% employee benefits None: 51%