Groundsman Salary

Very much a male-dominated career in the United States, Groundsmans earn an average of $12.97 per hour. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is residence, though years of experience and the particular employer have a (lesser) impact as well. Most Groundsmans like their work and job satisfaction is high. Some workers in this field — roughly two-fifths — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a majority and dental plans are enjoyed by just over two-fifths. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$23,613 - $51,387
$24K
$30K
$51K
MEDIAN: $30,400
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$9.86 - $18.37
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MEDIAN: $12.97
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
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).
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$20,714 - $42,098  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 22
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.86 - $18.37  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.35  
Overtime
$13.52 - $28.84  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
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).
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$20,714 - $42,098  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 291

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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.

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Groundsman Tasks

  • 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.

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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

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 40 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Groundsman Salaries

Late-Career
▲40%

Experienced
▲27%

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
$28,000

▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 59%
dental benefits
Dental: 42%
vision benefits
Vision: 35%
no benefits
None: 39%
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