$24,565
Avg. Salary
$11.96
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$503

Profit Sharing

$600

Commission

$1,300

The average pay for a Landscape Laborer is $11.96 per hour.

The average pay for a Landscape Laborer is $24,565 per year.

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$0$44K
Salary $12,089 - $44,809
Bonus $87.50 - $11,000
Profit Sharing $600
Commission $1,300
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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$19,488 - $39,051
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 42
Hourly Data $0$23
Hourly Rate $9.35 - $16.30
Hourly Tips $0.27
Overtime $13.80 - $23.83
Annual Data $0$39K
Bonus $87.50 - $11,000
Commission $1,300
Profit Sharing $600
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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$19,488 - $39,051
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 806

Job Description for Landscape Laborer

A landscape laborer maintains landscapes such as lawns and gardens. They plant trees, flowers shrubs, and other plants. They also maintain these plants by trimming them, pruning them, watering them, and feeding them; some trees may shed leaves that need to be raked as well. Maintaining a lawn consisting of grass is frequently a large part of the laborer's job. They mow the lawn using a motorized or manual lawn mower and may be expected to use fertilizers and pesticides. Design of gardens and landscapes may also be needed, and some positions require clearing streets, parking lots, and sidewalks of trash and buildup such as snow and/or dirt.

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Landscape Laborer Tasks

  • Operate ground maintenance equipment including lawn movers, trimmers and edgers.
  • Apply fertilizer and pesticides to landscape areas.
  • Prunes trees and shrubs.
  • Monitor and activate irrigation systems.
  • Plant, maintain, and repair new landscape areas.

Popular Employer Salaries for Landscape Laborer


Trugreen Landcare, Acres Group, Acres Maintenance, Inc., acres maintenance inc, and Down To Earth Landscaping, Inc. are all popular places to work. Pay for Landscape Laborers is best at Mulhall's Nursery, which offers a median salary of $32K. However, the highest reported salaries don't seem to be much higher than the lowest ones; the pay range here runs from $31K to $34K. Mitchell, Inc., Acres Maintenance, Inc., and acres maintenance inc are a few other companies that offer generous salaries, with Landscape Laborers earning around $27K, $25K, or $25K at each firm, respectively.

The smallest paychecks in the field are found at Precision Landscape Management, where the median salary is a mere $18K, about half the top paying employer's rate. Also approaching the lower end are Total Environment at $18K, Hot Springs Country Club at $19K, and Clean Scapes at $19K.

Landscape Laborer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Landscape Laborer

Pay by Experience for a Landscape Laborer has a positive trend. An entry-level Landscape Laborer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $24,000 based on 313 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Landscape Laborer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 108 salaries. An experienced Landscape Laborer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 49 salaries. A Landscape Laborer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 12 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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National Average: $25,626

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

For Landscape Laborers, Omaha provides a pay rate that is 28 percent greater than the national average. Landscape Laborers will also find cushy salaries in Exton (+2 percent). Landscape Laborers in Indianapolis make 29 percent less than the national average, proving that location is a major factor in pay. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Dallas (26 percent less) and Birmingham (24 percent less).

Landscape Laborer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Landscape Laborer?

Landscape Laborer in Wrightstown:
"Joaquin Portugal."
Pros: The co workers and foreman & boss.
Cons: The weather slows work.

Landscape Laborer in St. Louis:
"Labor."
Pros: I like to work Outdoor.
Cons: I like e ver y tinglado about my job.

Landscape Laborer in Pensacola:
"Stress-Free Work Environment."
Pros: The thing I enjoy most about this job is the fact that I get to work outside, which relieves daily stresses and helps to let go and forget about problems. Being outside in nature, is therapeutic to me. You get a lot of self-fulfillment out of this type of job, especially if you enjoy it.
Cons: The job is very demanding, in that, we have a limited time to finish each job, which sometimes forces us to over-exert ourselves in order to get finished with a specific job.

Landscape Laborer in Hermitage:
"Start Big."
Don't come into landscaping thinking it's easy. Do what you're told and get the job done quickly. You will succeed.

Landscape Laborer in Omaha:
Pros: Working outside with plants.
Cons: The pay.

Landscape Laborer in Omaha:
Pros: Working with plants outside.
Cons: The pay could be better.

Landscape Laborer in Omaha:
Pros: Working outside in the fields.
Cons: They don' t pay well.

Key Stats for Landscape Laborer

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 123 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Landscape Laborer Salaries

▲17%

Late-Career
▲9%

National Average
$26,000

▼1%

▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 123 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 18%
dental benefits
Dental: 10%
vision benefits
Vision: 8%
no benefits
None: 81%