Landscape Foreman Salary

Men account for the majority of Landscape Foremans in the United States. The overall average income for this group is approximately $14.99 per hour. Geography and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Slightly less than a third enjoy medical while close to a seventh get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to about one in ten. Work is enjoyable for Landscape Foremans, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$25,303 - $56,060
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$25K
$36K
$56K
MEDIAN: $36,180
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$11.15 - $20.29
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$25,303 - $56,060  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,455  
Profit Sharing
$2,350  
Commission
$2,000  
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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$24,676 - $50,964  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 280
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$11.15 - $20.29  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $9.79  
Overtime
$15.58 - $29.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,455  
   
Commission
$2,000  
Profit Sharing
$2,350  
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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$24,676 - $50,964  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 886
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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, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. The average beginner in this position makes around $32K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $35K. Landscape Foremans bring in $38K after working for 10 to 20 years. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $40K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

Landscape Foreman Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Landscape Foreman in Ithaca:
Work as crew leader 4-5 years for high quality landscape company . Then start your own landscape company.

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 15%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 193 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 31%
dental benefits
Dental: 15%
medical benefits
Vision: 10%
dental benefits
None: 68%
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