Caretaker, Grounds Salary

Men make up the majority of Grounds Caretakers in the United States, bringing in about $13.72 per hour. For the most part, Grounds Caretakers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. While some workers in this profession — around half — do not have any health coverage, one-half do receive medical benefits and nearly one in three have dental insurance. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$20,134 - $58,666
$20K
$34K
$59K
MEDIAN: $34,422
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$9.12 - $18.87
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$19
MEDIAN: $12.30
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$0$58K
Salary $20,134 - $58,666
Bonus $49.83 - $7,757
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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$19,436 - $49,536
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 72
Hourly Data $0$28
Hourly Rate $9.12 - $18.87
Hourly Tips $0.43
Overtime $13.09 - $28.19
Annual Data $0$49K
Bonus $49.83 - $7,757
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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$19,436 - $49,536
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 158

Job Description for Caretaker, Grounds

Grounds caretakers manage the exterior appearance of a facility and ensure that the grounds are free of obstructions and other hazards. They are often responsible for picking up and removing trash, gardening and weeding, planting new plants, and maintaining current flora by watering and fertilizing, as well as arranging gardens for aesthetic appeal.

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Caretaker, Grounds Tasks

  • Cleans sidewalks and disposes of debris and trash properly.
  • Assist other staff with larger maintenance repairs or projects.
  • Monitor the upkeep and maintenance of the landscaping and grounds daily.
  • Handle basic preventative and corrective maintenance tasks.
  • Keep the grounds in a clean and attractive manner.

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Pay by Experience Level for Caretaker, Grounds

Pay by Experience for a Caretaker, Grounds has a positive trend. An entry-level Caretaker, Grounds with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $24,000 based on 72 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Caretaker, Grounds with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 32 salaries. An experienced Caretaker, Grounds which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 32 salaries. A Caretaker, Grounds with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 15 salaries.

Caretaker, Grounds Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Caretaker, Grounds?

Caretaker, Grounds in Tazewell:
"Hard work."
Take your time and do a good job.

Caretaker, Grounds in New Orleans:
Pros: Treated well, good boss.
Cons: Physically tiring.

Key Stats for Caretaker, Grounds

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Caretaker, Grounds Salaries

Late-Career
▲50%

Experienced
▲24%

Mid-Career
▲13%

National Average
$28,000

Entry-Level
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 43%
dental benefits
Dental: 29%
vision benefits
Vision: 24%
no benefits
None: 56%