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Landscape Gardener Salary

A Landscape Gardener earns an average wage of $13.42 per hour.
$24,832 - $67,449
(Median)
25K
33K
49K
67K
MEDIAN: $37,281
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$9.26 - $25.07
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$24,832 - $67,449  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,987  
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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$19,553 - $58,351  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 28
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.26 - $25.07  
   
Overtime
$9.30 - $34.09  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,987  
   
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).
)
$19,553 - $58,351  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 147
United States (change)

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.

Experience Affects Landscape Gardener Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 29% dental benefits Dental: 14%
vision benefits Vision: 13% employee benefits None: 70%