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Landscape Manager Salary

Landscape Managers in the United States with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent just under two-thirds of Landscape Managers. Salaries average out to around $45K annually and spread from $32K to $68K per year. Cash earnings of Landscape Managers — including $9K in bonuses, $6K in profit sharing proceeds, and $20K in commissions near the top of the pay scale — stretch from approximately $32K to approximately $68K depending on individual performance. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — just over two-fifths lack coverage. On the flip side, the larger part have medical insurance and roughly a third receive dental plans. There are far more male Landscape Managers survey respondents than women, making up 89 percent. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$33,302 - $68,566
(Median)
$33K
$45K
$69K
MEDIAN: $45,185
10%
50%
90%

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$11.88 - $22.76
(Median)
$12
$16
$23
MEDIAN: $16.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary 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$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$33,302 - $68,566  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,808  
Profit Sharing
$700 - $6,000  
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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$31,665 - $68,192  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 407
National Hourly Rate 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$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.88 - $22.76  
   
Overtime
$17.62 - $33.36  
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.
)
$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,808  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $19,727  
Profit Sharing
$700 - $6,000  
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).
)
$31,665 - $68,192  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 92

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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 and pay tend to be weakly linked for Landscape Managers — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $38K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $43K on average. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $45K. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $55K.

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Experience Affects Landscape Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%

Experienced
up arrow 2%

National Average
$45,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 103 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 56% dental benefits Dental: 34%
vision benefits Vision: 21% employee benefits None: 42%