Average Gardener Hourly Pay

$15.12
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$675
Bonus
$2,000
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The average hourly pay for a Gardener is $15.12.
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$10.09
MEDIAN
$15.12
90%
$25.65
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$10 - $26
Bonus
$98 - $3,945
Profit Sharing
$0 - $2,000
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$21,150 - $54,665
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What Do Gardeners Do?

Gardener Tasks
  • Oversee and improve outdoor areas, including grass, shrubbery, trees, and plantings.
  • Maintain equipment and tools.
  • Care for plantings by mulching, aerating, weeding, trimming, and applying fertilizers and insecticide.
  • Remove snow, debris, litter, and unsightly materials.
  • Operate vehicles like trucks, mowers, tractors and chainsaws to mow grass, prune, and care for soil.

Job Satisfaction for Gardener

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What is the Pay by Experience Level for Gardeners?

An entry-level Gardener with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.29 based on 19 salaries. An early career Gardener with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.23 based on 224 salaries. A mid-career Gardener with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.03 based on 98 salaries. An experienced Gardener with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.42 based on 131 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $18.
Employees with Gardener in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 52.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (28.9% more) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (27.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Raleigh, North Carolina (0.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 584 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.3%
Early Career
38.4%
Mid Career
16.8%
Experienced
22.4%
Late Career
19.2%