An Entry-Level Landscape Gardener earns an average wage of AU$21.30 per hour.

AU$25,644 - AU$55,630
AU$26K
AU$45K
AU$56K
MEDIAN: AU$44,852
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50%
90%
AU$17.50 - AU$26.76
AU$18
AU$21
AU$27
MEDIAN: AU$21.30
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$56K
Salary AU$25,644 - AU$55,630
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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AU$35,121 - AU$56,094
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 27
Hourly Data AU$0AU$36
Hourly Rate AU$17.50 - AU$26.76
Overtime AU$30.30
Annual Data AU$0AU$56K
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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AU$35,121 - AU$56,094
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 76

Job Description for Landscape Gardener

Companies that provide dedicated landscaping work for businesses and institutions are the primary employers for landscape gardeners. Many organizations use these landscaping companies (and their landscape gardeners) to create and maintain an attractive, natural look for their buildings and grounds. Larger residences - or even smaller residential neighborhoods or subdivisions - may also hire landscape firms and gardener.

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Landscape Gardener Tasks

  • Plant, transplant, trim and water all plants and trees.
  • Clean making repair tools and equipment.
  • Assist in installation and repair of lawn sprinkler system components.
  • Apply pesticides to flowers and shrubs.
  • Use a variety of manual tools and equipment, such as rakes, pruning shears, shovels, wheelbarrows and pesticide sprayers.

Landscape Gardener Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$44,555

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

Landscape Gardener Advice

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

Landscape Gardener in Melbourne:
"Passionate and good knowledge of plants and turf."
Get work experience with a gardening or landscape company to learn the practical aspects of gardening. Read and learn about plants to familiarise yourself with how they are grown. Understand the plants behaviour within a given environment and how to identify pests and diseases. Have an interest in garden history and visit some open garden schemes to get an insight of various garden styles. You will need determination and patience working within the horticultural industry. Working in all facets of weather and demands from clients to achieve an desirable garden environment.

Key Stats for Landscape Gardener

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 96%