Landscaping or Groundskeeping Worker Salary (United States)

A Landscaping or Groundskeeping Worker earns an average wage of $10.18 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Landscaping or Groundskeeping Worker Salary (?
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$18,813 - $53,123
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53K
MEDIAN: $30,787
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Landscaping or Groundskeeping Worker Salary (?
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$8.38 - $15.03
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$18,813 - $53,123  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,026  
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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$17,926 - $35,939  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 26
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.38 - $15.03  
   
Overtime
$12.50 - $21.69  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,026  
   
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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$17,926 - $35,939  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 245
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Job Description for Landscaping or Groundskeeping Worker

  • Complete minor repairs and provide preventive maintenance on machines and equipment.
  • Use commercial grade snow equipment, plows, lawn mowers, trimmers and high-lift loaders.
  • Complete seasonal landscaping and planting.
  • Maintain outdoor grounds on a daily basis.
  • Maintain and properly trim trees and shrubbery.

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Landscaping or Groundskeeping Worker Reviews

What is it like working as a Landscaping or Groundskeeping Worker?
Landscaping or Groundskeeping Worker in Dallas:
"Landscaping And Grounds Keeping Worker."
Pros: I enjoy working outdoors in the fresh air. I also am used to hot weather, so this job is perfect for me. The people I work for are very helpful and nice, and the pay is good.
Cons: My job is flexible but also the hours go up and down due to the amount of work they have for us in the week. I would prefer more regular hours.
Landscaping or Groundskeeping Worker in Saint Charles:
"Outdoor, Physical, Low Stress."
Pros: It is nice to work outside. The work is normally easy to do, but can be physically demanding. In the spring and fall it can be absolutely beautiful working outside. If you like cutting grass, building things, and planting shrubs and seeing your finished job, than it is a job for you.
Cons: Seasonality, work it gets slow in the winter with not much to do. It can suck in the summer when it is 95+. In the spring and fall you are busy as can be. The summer things slow down a bit depending on the weather, and in the winter you sit at home unless in snows.
Landscaping or Groundskeeping Worker in Everett:
"Making The World A Beautiful Place To Live."
Pros: I enjoy making a garden, bed, lawn, or hard scape look beautiful. I like to be creative with my work and I enjoy the opportunity this job gives me to use my imagination.
Cons: The lack of communication about time deadlines, and the pay. I would enjoy a raise since I have years of experience and I know how to use every piece of equipment.
Landscaping or Groundskeeping Worker in Williamsburg:
"Stress Level."
Pros: I like the environment and people I work with. A very open and friendly place to work.
Cons: The pay I receive in comparison to the amount of work I put in is not to my satisfaction. I do every task that is needed of me and then some. The gratitude is the reward unfortunately.
Landscaping or Groundskeeping Worker in Inver Grove Heights:
"Changing Your Outdoor Experience."
Pros: I love changing peoples outdoor living space to a place were they enjoy spending time.
Cons: Getting caught in a rainstorm is not much fun.

Experience Affects Landscaping or Groundskeeping Worker Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
up arrow 11%
Mid-Career
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National Average
$23,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
10%
female alumni
 
Male
90%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 21% dental benefits Dental: 13%
vision benefits Vision: 11% employee benefits None: 77%
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