A Landscape Gardener earns an average wage of $14.19 per hour.

$19,866 - $77,566
(Median)
$20K
$30K
$78K
MEDIAN: $30,339
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90%

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$9.75 - $24.42
(Median)
$9
$14
$24
MEDIAN: $14.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$19,866 - $77,566  
   
Bonus
$1,500  
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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$20,387 - $58,927  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 22
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.75 - $24.42  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.88  
Overtime
$14.87 - $32.87  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$1,500  
   
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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$20,387 - $58,927  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 91
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Job Description for Landscape Gardener

Companies that provide dedicated landscaping work for businesses and institutions are the primary employers for landscape gardeners. Many organizations use these landscaping companies (and their landscape gardeners) to create and maintain an attractive, natural look for their buildings and grounds. Larger residences - or even smaller residential neighborhoods or subdivisions - may also hire landscape firms and gardener.

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Landscape Gardener Tasks

  • Apply pesticides to flowers and shrubs.
  • Use a variety of manual tools and equipment, such as rakes, pruning shears, shovels, wheelbarrows and pesticide sprayers.
  • Assist in installation and repair of lawn sprinkler system components.
  • Plant, transplant, trim and water all plants and trees.
  • Clean making repair tools and equipment.

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Pay by Experience Level for Landscape Gardener

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Landscape Gardener Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
up arrow 6%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 22%
dental benefits
Dental: 20%
medical benefits
Vision: 13%
dental benefits
None: 75%
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