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Landscape Manager Salary

Slightly less than two-thirds of Landscape Managers in the United States are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $31K to $69K per year, and the average comes out to $46K annually. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $9K and $5K, respectively — total cash payment to Landscape Managers can bottom out near $31K or peak near $69K depending on individual performance. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Men make up the vast majority of Landscape Managers (88 percent) who took the survey. Although just over two-fifths lack health benefits of any kind, the larger part do enjoy medical insurance, and approximately one-third get dental coverage, too. For the most part, Landscape Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
$32,813 - $70,376
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46K
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MEDIAN: $45,736
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$11.85 - $21.69
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$32,813 - $70,376  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,274  
Profit Sharing
$582 - $5,182  
Commission
$0.00 - $19,727  
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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$30,793 - $68,946  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 354
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.85 - $21.69  
   
Overtime
$17.82 - $33.63  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,274  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $19,727  
Profit Sharing
$582 - $5,182  
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).
)
$30,793 - $68,946  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 83
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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.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $44K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $37K. For Landscape Managers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $45K. Veterans who have acquired more than 20 years report a median income of $55K, which is generally higher than the pay reported by other tenure groups.

Experience Affects Landscape Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%

Experienced
up arrow 2%

National Average
$45,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 96 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 56% dental benefits Dental: 32%
vision benefits Vision: 21% employee benefits None: 42%