Average Groundsman Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Groundsman is $13.28.
MEDIAN $13.28
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Hourly Rate
$10 - $19
$34 - $2,043
Profit Sharing
$0 - $31
Total Pay
$20,908 - $43,235

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Job Description for Groundsman

Groundsman Tasks
  • Maintain cleanliness outside each building.
  • Pressure wash the outside of the buildings and sidewalks.
  • Notify management of any problems with the grounds landscaping.
  • Maintain the grounds of property.
The top respondents for the job title Groundsman are from the companies Asplundh, Pike Electric, Inc. and Asplundh Tree Expert Company. Reported salaries are highest at Davis H. Elliot Co., Inc. where the average pay is $14.19. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Pike Electric, Inc., earning around $13.79. Asplundh Tree Expert Company pays the lowest at around $11.67. Asplundh also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $12.75.

Career Paths

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Tree Trimmer
Tree Trimmer / Pruner
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

Groundsman Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Groundsman

An entry-level Groundsman with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.82 based on 89 salaries. An early career Groundsman with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.19 based on 360 salaries. A mid-career Groundsman with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.63 based on 84 salaries. An experienced Groundsman with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.81 based on 42 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $17.
Employees with Groundsman in their job title in Columbus, Ohio earn an average of 20.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Baltimore, Maryland (18.2% more) and Charleston, South Carolina (4.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (5.9% less), Charlotte, North Carolina (2.1% less) and Raleigh, North Carolina (2.0% less).

Years of Experience

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