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Landscape Foreman Salary

A sizeable majority of Landscape Foremans in the United States are men. In this role, average pay is around $14.97 per hour. Total cash earnings of Landscape Foremans range from $25K on the low end to $53K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $2K and $13K, respectively. Geographic location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Work is enjoyable for Landscape Foremans, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. More than a third report receiving medical coverage from their employers and nearly one in seven collect dental insurance. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$25,143 - $58,955
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MEDIAN: $35,471
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$10.96 - $20.55
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$25,143 - $58,955  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,058  
Profit Sharing
$251.68 - $12,913  
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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$24,605 - $53,042  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 198
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.96 - $20.55  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $1.93  
Overtime
$15.12 - $30.30  
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$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,058  
   
Profit Sharing
$251.68 - $12,913  
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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$24,605 - $53,042  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 608
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Job Description for Landscape Foreman

A landscape foreman is the person charged with directing the actions of a landscaping crew. While this role is generally considered managerial, most landscape foremen are expected to be involved in the actual landscaping duties. However, some companies are large enough that their work volume demands more of an oversight role (versus manual labor).

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Landscape Foreman Tasks

  • Design the ornamental arrangement of flowers, shrubs and trees.
  • Select, order and purchase plants and materials for property.
  • Develop yearly agronomic schedule for the landscape department.
  • Manage the landscape nursery facilities.
  • Develop and manage landscape department budget.

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Pay by Experience Level for Landscape Foreman

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For many Landscape Foremans, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $31K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $35K. Landscape Foremans claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $37K. As Landscape Foremans reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $41K.

Landscape Foreman Reviews

What is it like working as a Landscape Foreman?

Landscape Foreman in Casey:
Pros: Enjoys the company and the people he works with. Likes to be outside and sees the change he makes to the landscape everyday.
Cons: Traffic, bees, if we don't work more than 40 hours.

Experience Affects Landscape Foreman Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 166 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 35% dental benefits Dental: 15%
vision benefits Vision: 9% employee benefits None: 63%