Landscape Foreman Salary

Landscape Foremans in the United States are largely men, earning an average of $15.30 per hour. Total cash compensation to Landscape Foremans approaches anywhere from $26K on the lower end to $51K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $5K from bonuses and upwards of $8K from profit sharing. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Medical benefits are awarded to roughly one in four, and nearly one in seven earn dental coverage. Most Landscape Foremans like their work and job satisfaction is high. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$26,886 - $58,056
$27K
$39K
$58K
MEDIAN: $38,800
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$11.85 - $20.36
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$0$58K
Salary $26,886 - $58,056
Bonus $297.53 - $4,858
Profit Sharing $22.66 - $7,500
Commission $4,500
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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$25,906 - $51,429
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 219
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $11.85 - $20.36
Hourly Tips $1.50
Overtime $16.83 - $30.50
Annual Data $0$51K
Bonus $297.53 - $4,858
Commission $4,500
Profit Sharing $22.66 - $7,500
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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$25,906 - $51,429
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 847

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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

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: $35,807

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Landscape Foremans, busy Los Angeles offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 27 percent above the national average. Landscape Foremans can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Seattle (+17 percent), Cincinnati (+14 percent), Cleveland (+8 percent), and Atlanta (+8 percent). One of the biggest compensable factors for Landscape Foremans is geography, with workers in Greensboro earning a whopping 22 percent below the national average. Employers in Dayton and Colorado Springs also lean toward paying below-median salaries (18 percent lower and 2 percent lower, respectively).

Landscape Foreman Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Landscape Foreman?

Landscape Foreman in Windsor:
"Landscape."
Pros: The freedom to change and make input when it comes to blueprints.
Cons: My boss is horrible to me and his ethics are questionable.

Landscape Foreman in Billings:
"Repetitive."
Pros: Being by myself not dealing with costumers on a daily basis.
Cons: Have to babysit stupid people who don't know how to listen to constructive criticism.

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 186 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Landscape Foreman Salaries

Late-Career
▲13%

▲6%

National Average
$36,000

▼2%

▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 186 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 26%
dental benefits
Dental: 14%
vision benefits
Vision: 8%
no benefits
None: 72%
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