Groundsman Salary

Men make up the majority of Groundsmans in the United States, bringing in about $12.95 per hour. This group's pay is mainly influenced by geographic location, followed by years of experience and the individual firm. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — around two in five lack coverage. On the flip side, more than half have medical insurance and about two in five receive dental plans. Most Groundsmans are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$24,083 - $51,387
$24K
$32K
$51K
MEDIAN: $32,000
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50%
90%

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$9.86 - $18.16
$9
$13
$18
MEDIAN: $12.95
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$0$51K
Salary $24,083 - $51,387
Bonus $51.06 - $25,447
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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$20,735 - $42,667
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 22
Hourly Data $0$26
Hourly Rate $9.86 - $18.16
Hourly Tips $0.35
Overtime $13.62 - $26.96
Annual Data $0$42K
Bonus $51.06 - $25,447
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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$20,735 - $42,667
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 297

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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

  • Maintain cleanliness outside each building.
  • Pressure wash the outside of the buildings and sidewalks.
  • Notify management of any problems with the grounds landscaping.
  • Maintain the grounds of property.

Groundsman Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Groundsman


Groundsmans flock to Pike Electric, Inc. for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $29K lead the pack in compensation.

Salaries are easily beat at Asplundh Tree Expert Company, where median pay comes to just $24K, the lowest in the field. What's more, with base pay starting at $20K and ending at $32K, range in salary is rather small.

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.

Groundsman Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Groundsman?

Groundsman in Wichita:
"Great outdoors."
Pros: Lunch time/ talking with customers.
Cons: Nothing really at all / and can't work at night.

Groundsman in Worthington:
Pros: Being outside is pretty awesome.
Cons: The "boss" is always degrading us and talking down to us. Treats us like children.

Key Stats for Groundsman

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 43 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
6%
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 43 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 41%
vision benefits
Vision: 34%
no benefits
None: 41%
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