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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 $15.09 per hour. In the world of Landscape Foremans, total cash compensation can vary between $25K and $52K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $2K and $13K, respectively. Geographic location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Around one in three enjoy medical while about a seventh get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to less than 10 percent. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Landscape Foremans. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$24,709 - $57,523
(Median)
$25K
$35K
$58K
MEDIAN: $35,080
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$11.23 - $20.53
(Median)
$11
$15
$21
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary 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$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$24,709 - $57,523  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,049  
Profit Sharing
$402.68 - $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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$24,801 - $52,395  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 235
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.23 - $20.53  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $1.93  
Overtime
$15.17 - $30.09  
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 - $2,049  
   
Profit Sharing
$402.68 - $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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$24,801 - $52,395  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 688

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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.


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $31K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $35K. Landscape Foremans with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $38K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $40K.

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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.

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Experience Affects Landscape Foreman Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

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 176 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 34% dental benefits Dental: 15%
vision benefits Vision: 9% employee benefits None: 65%
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