Landscaping or Groundskeeping Worker Salary (United States)

The average wage for a Landscaping or Groundskeeping Worker is $10.81 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Landscaping or Groundskeeping Worker Total Pay (?
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$18,060 - $51,197
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $30,191
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Landscaping or Groundskeeping Worker Total Pay (?
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$8.03 - $15.97
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$18,060 - $51,197  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,226  
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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$17,021 - $41,807  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 179
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.03 - $15.97  
   
Overtime
$11.57 - $23.65  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,226  
   
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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$17,021 - $41,807  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 179
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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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Experience Affects Landscaping or Groundskeeping Worker Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 18%
Mid-Career
up arrow 13%
National Average
$24,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
8%
female alumni
 
Male
92%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 33% dental benefits Dental: 20%
vision benefits Vision: 17% employee benefits None: 64%
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