Landscape Foreman Salary

Men account for the majority of Landscape Foremans in the United States. The overall average income for this group is approximately $15.01 per hour. Total cash compensation to Landscape Foremans bottoms out near $25K and approaches $52K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $2K from bonuses and almost $13K from profit sharing. Location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Nearly one in three report receiving medical coverage from their employers and about one in seven collect dental insurance. For the most part, Landscape Foremans enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$24,555 - $56,058

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$11.26 - $20.51

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$24,555 - $56,058  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,327  
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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$24,709 - $51,577  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 239
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$11.26 - $20.51  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $1.86  
Overtime
$15.25 - $29.77  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,327  
   
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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$24,709 - $51,577  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 735
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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, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. The average beginner in this position makes around $31K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $35K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $37K in this role. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $40K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

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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 17%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$34,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 174 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 33% dental benefits Dental: 14%
vision benefits Vision: 9% employee benefits None: 66%
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