Landscape Manager Salary

Landscape Managers in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with just under two-thirds bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $47K annually on average but can range from $32K to $68K per year. The final incomes of Landscape Managers generally vary between $32K and $68K; higher pay grades include potential for bonuses, profit sharing, and commissions as high as $10K, $7K, and $19K, respectively. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — just over two-fifths lack coverage. On the flip side, over one-half have medical insurance and over a third receive dental plans. There are far more male Landscape Managers survey respondents than women, making up 89 percent. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$33,860 - $68,074
(Median)
$34K
$47K
$68K
MEDIAN: $46,562
10%
50%
90%

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$12.14 - $21.91
(Median)
$12
$16
$22
MEDIAN: $16.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$33,860 - $68,074  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,933  
Profit Sharing
$873 - $7,213  
Commission
$1,490 - $19,392  
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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$31,998 - $68,048  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 507
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.14 - $21.91  
   
Overtime
$18.70 - $31.08  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,933  
   
Commission
$1,490 - $19,392  
Profit Sharing
$873 - $7,213  
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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$31,998 - $68,048  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 128
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Job Description for Landscape Manager

Landscape managers ensure that the landscaping standards of the hiring company are maintained. This involves planning the design of the landscape, with day-to-day operations including overseeing maintenance crews, maintaining budgets, conducting soil analysis, and performing grounds inspections. Depending on the specific needs of the position, ordering equipment and implementing new features may also be required. Equipment varies in function and operation, but general experience with landscaping tools should cover most requirements.

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Landscape Manager Tasks

  • Design and implement all renovation projects and manage the personnel assigned to these projects.
  • Train and supervise employees of the landscaping crew.
  • Perform insect and disease identification and control in designated gardens and landscape areas.
  • Assist with scheduling employees, delegating job tasks, maintaining inventory and creating written reports and correspondence.

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Pay by Experience Level for Landscape Manager

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


For Landscape Managers, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $38K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $44K. On average, Landscape Managers make $46K following one to two decades on the job. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $55K.

Landscape Manager Advice

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

Landscape Manager in Estero:
"Keep going and growing."
You must continue to keep pushing yourself and accepting new challenges. Don't settle to be happy, continue to grow as a person. Sell more, manage more, keep learning new industry advantages. Stay ahead of the curve. Learn how to manage people and not say yes to everyone! Speak up, but at the same time know when to say less. Forecast the future so that you can sustain quality control. Once you figure out how to sell, it becomes easy, keeping the customer is what matters.

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Experience Affects Landscape Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%

Experienced
up arrow 2%

National Average
$45,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 116 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 55%
dental benefits
Dental: 36%
medical benefits
Vision: 24%
dental benefits
None: 43%
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