|Salary||$23,613 - $51,387|
|Bonus||$50.68 - $25,644|
|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).)
|$20,714 - $42,098|
|Hourly Rate||$9.86 - $18.37|
|Overtime||$13.52 - $28.84|
|Bonus||$50.68 - $25,644|
|Total Pay (||$20,714 - $42,098|
Job Description for Groundsman
Groundsmen work primarily outside in various locations to ensure appropriate upkeep for lawns, gardens, and other areas, and they may use tools such as lawn mowers, hoes, working mulch, water, edging, and gardening beds.Read More...
Groundsmen work in a variety of locations, and some work independently for individuals or contracting companies to maintain garden and lawn areas. Some groundsman also work with larger tools and machinery that can be quite dangerous and require extensive knowledge and experience. They must be able to work carefully with their hands to provide high-quality care and ensure that outdoor areas look presentable, and some work for golf courses and other businesses that require regular outdoor care and groundwork.
Groundsmen may work independently, but also in large groups depending on the size of the job, and a high school diploma and prior work experience in an outdoor setting are often minimum requirements for this position while some employers require an associate's degree or certifications. Hours for groundsmen can vary greatly and include morning or nighttime work.
- Notify management of any problems with the grounds landscaping.
- Maintain the grounds of property.
- Maintain cleanliness outside each building.
- Pressure wash the outside of the buildings and sidewalks.
Popular Employer Salaries for Groundsman
Those at Pike Electric, Inc. can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $29K.
Asplundh Tree Expert Company doles out the lowest salaries in town — median pay is $24K — not to mention workers can only make as much as $32K and scope of pay is rather limited.
Pay by Experience Level for Groundsman
Pay by Experience for a Groundsman has a positive trend. An entry-level Groundsman with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 234 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Groundsman with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 53 salaries. An experienced Groundsman which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 15 salaries. A Groundsman with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 6 salaries.
Key Stats for Groundsman
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