$33,173
Avg. Salary
$12.46
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$403

Bonus

$700

Profit Sharing

$1,350

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Groundskeeper is $12.46 per hour.

The average pay for a Groundskeeper is $33,173 per year.

10%
$9.74
10%
$12.46
50%
$18.22
90%
90%
MEDIAN $12.46
10%
$21k
10%
$33k
50%
$50k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $33,173
$20,916 - $49,790
$21K
$33K
$50K
MEDIAN: $33,173
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90%

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$9.74 - $18.22
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$0$49K
Salary $20,916 - $49,790
Bonus $97.13 - $2,170
Profit Sharing $700
Commission $1,350
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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$20,392 - $41,766
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 166
Hourly Data $0$29
Hourly Rate $9.74 - $18.22
Hourly Tips $1.47
Overtime $14.47 - $29.86
Annual Data $0$41K
Bonus $97.13 - $2,170
Commission $1,350
Profit Sharing $700
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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$20,392 - $41,766
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 867

Job Description for Groundskeeper

Groundskeepers generally work independently, for management companies, or directly for other employers, and are responsible for maintaining the cleanliness, functionality, and aesthetic appeal of particular areas of land. As such, they usually work outside and must be able to withstand hot and cold weather. Common duties include mowing lawns, pulling weeds, trimming hedges, planting flowers and shrubbery, fertilizing, watering, raking leaves, and generally keeping the lawn, plants, and hedges in good shape.

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Groundskeeper 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.

Groundskeeper Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Groundskeeper

Pay by Experience for a Groundskeeper has a positive trend. An entry-level Groundskeeper with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 313 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Groundskeeper with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 162 salaries. An experienced Groundskeeper which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 136 salaries. A Groundskeeper with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 64 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

-2%

-28%

National Average: $27,090

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

With a pay rate for Groundskeepers that is 57 percent greater than the national average, Seattle offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Groundskeepers will also find cushy salaries in Philadelphia (+50 percent) and Denver (+34 percent). The lowest-paying market is Dunkirk, which sits 29 percent below the national average, proving that location is a significant contributor to overall pay. Lexington and Louisville are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 27 percent lower and 26 percent lower, respectively.

Key Stats for Groundskeeper

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 172 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Groundskeeper Salaries

Late-Career
▲19%

Experienced
▲14%

▲10%

National Average
$27,000

▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 172 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 59%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
vision benefits
Vision: 37%
no benefits
None: 38%