Landscape Foreman Salary

Men represent the vast majority of Landscape Foremans in the United States. People in this role can earn an average of $15.14 per hour nationwide. In the world of Landscape Foremans, overall income ranges from $25K near the bottom to $51K at the top; this can include more than $5K from bonuses and more than $10K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Approximately one-fourth report receiving medical coverage from their employers and close to an eighth collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Landscape Foremans. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$26,054 - $57,342
$26K
$38K
$57K
MEDIAN: $38,220
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$11.74 - $20.41
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$26,054 - $57,342  
   
Bonus
$300.50 - $4,989  
Profit Sharing
$15.46 - $9,696  
Commission
$4,000  
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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$25,434 - $51,187  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 208
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.74 - $20.41  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.50  
Overtime
$16.80 - $30.54  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$300.50 - $4,989  
   
Commission
$4,000  
Profit Sharing
$15.46 - $9,696  
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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$25,434 - $51,187  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 813

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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Landscape Foreman

Pay by Experience for a Landscape Foreman has a positive trend. An entry-level Landscape Foreman with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 423 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Landscape Foreman with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 397 salaries. An experienced Landscape Foreman which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 359 salaries. A Landscape Foreman with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 117 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $35,366

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With a pay rate for Landscape Foremans that is 29 percent greater than the national average, Los Angeles offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Landscape Foremans can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Seattle (+18 percent), Cincinnati (+15 percent), Cleveland (+9 percent), and Atlanta (+9 percent). Compared to the national average, Greensboro Landscape Foremans have considerably lower salaries, 21 percent below the national average to be exact. Location appears to be a major driving force in pay for those in this profession. Workers in Dayton and Colorado Springs earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (17 percent less and 1 percent less, respectively).

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Q: 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.

Key Stats for Landscape Foreman

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 149 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Landscape Foreman Salaries

Late-Career
▲14%

▲7%

▼0%

National Average
$35,000

▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 149 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 26%
dental benefits
Dental: 13%
vision benefits
Vision: 8%
no benefits
None: 72%