Entry-Level Landscaper Salary

Entry-Level Landscapers take home an average $11.80 per hour. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. One in six report receiving medical coverage from their employers and less than one-tenth collect dental insurance. The majority of Entry-Level Landscapers claim high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$17,923 - $46,369
$18K
$27K
$46K
MEDIAN: $27,454
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$9.49 - $15.42
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MEDIAN: $11.80
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$0$46K
Salary $17,923 - $46,369
Bonus $193.92 - $1,203
Profit Sharing $250.00
Commission $4,000
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).
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$19,894 - $36,877
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 78
Hourly Data $0$23
Hourly Rate $9.49 - $15.42
Hourly Tips $0.11 - $2.04
Overtime $13.51 - $23.21
Annual Data $0$36K
Bonus $193.92 - $1,203
Commission $4,000
Profit Sharing $250.00
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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$19,894 - $36,877
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 687

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Popular Employer Salaries for Landscaper


Austin Outdoor, Chapel Valley Landscape Company, Trugreen Landcare, ALSW, and Landscapes USA are leaders in the field that employ a large number of Entry-Level Landscapers. Chapel Valley Landscape Company pays the most with a median salary of $20K, though there is little variation overall ($20K to $21K). LandscapesUSA, LUSA Austin, and Landscapes USA are a few other companies that offer generous salaries, with Entry-Level Landscapers earning around $20K, $19K, or $19K at each firm, respectively.

Not only do salaries lack room to grow — pay ranges from $17K to just $21K — but Total Environment offers the lowest pay in town to boot, with a median paycheck of $18K. Also approaching the lower end are City of Frankfort at $18K, Bio Landscape at $19K, and Trugreen Landcare at $19K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $25,501

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

The lowest-paying market is Jacksonville, which sits 26 percent below the national average, proving that location is a significant contributor to overall pay. Two other places where employers salaries are below the median are Atlanta and Houston (25 percent lower).

Landscaper Advice

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

Landscaper in Myrtle Beach:
Take care of your body. Hydrate and eat properly.

Landscaper in Kokomo:
"Dead end."
I have worked in this field for many years, thinking that one day they would realize that I was a valuable asset to their company. That day has yet to come. In the last three years, I have not received a raise and I have now made less this year than the year before. I have capped out. I have came to the dead end. I have nothing to show for it either. Plan for something better in the future.

Landscaper in Chino:
"Extreme labor."
Get a better education. Too much work for little pay..

Landscaper in Baltimore:
"Learn the job."
Be responsible hard working employee.

Landscaper in Austin:
"My job."
Be prepare for working in hot and cold climate.

Landscaper in Nashville:
"Weather is Hard."
Weather maks my job hard. More hard in hot or rain.

Landscaper in Los Angeles:
"Enjoy casual workplace."
Enjoy being outdoors.

Key Stats for Landscaper

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 134 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
19%
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 134 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 16%
dental benefits
Dental: 8%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 84%
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