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Landscape Foreman Salary (United States)

Most Landscape Foremans in the United States are men. Tutors earn an average of $15.06 per hour,. With some bonuses approaching $2K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $13K, overall incomes of Landscape Foremans spread between $24K and $54K depending on individual performance. Location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. More than a third report receiving medical coverage from their employers and one in six collect dental insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this summary.
Landscape Foreman Salary (?
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$24,745 - $58,955
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MEDIAN: $35,152
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Landscape Foreman Salary (?
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$11.10 - $20.85
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$24,745 - $58,955  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,059  
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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$24,482 - $53,710  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 178
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.10 - $20.85  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $0.57  
Overtime
$15.47 - $30.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,059  
   
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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$24,482 - $53,710  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 542
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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 Landscape Foremans, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. 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. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $38K in this role. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Landscape Foremans with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median of $42K. Between one and nine years is the typical spectrum of experience for those in this line of work — of those who took the survey, over one-half land within it. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up one-third of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise 1 percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining around a seventh.

Pay Difference By Location

Minneapolis
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Denver
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Pittsburgh
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Philadelphia
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Indianapolis
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National Average
$35,000
Buffalo
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Atlanta
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Cincinnati
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Cleveland
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Jacksonville
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For Landscape Foremans, working in the bustling city of Minneapolis has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Landscape Foremans can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Denver (+22 percent), Pittsburgh (+20 percent), Philadelphia (+13 percent), and Indianapolis (+4 percent). The lowest-paying market is Jacksonville, which sits 14 percent below the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Cleveland and Cincinnati (8 percent lower and 7 percent lower, respectively).

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.
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Experience Affects Landscape Foreman Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$35,000
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 154 votes.

Gender

Female
3%
female alumni
 
Male
97%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 36% dental benefits Dental: 16%
vision benefits Vision: 8% employee benefits None: 63%