The average pay for a Landscape Laborer is $11.96 per hour.
The average pay for a Landscape Laborer is $24,565 per year.
|Salary||$12,089 - $44,809|
|Bonus||$87.50 - $11,000|
|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).)
|$19,488 - $39,051|
|Hourly Rate||$9.35 - $16.30|
|Overtime||$13.80 - $23.83|
|Bonus||$87.50 - $11,000|
|Total Pay (||$19,488 - $39,051|
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.Read More...
Experience is sometimes required for landscape laborer positions, though there are entry-level jobs in which a laborer will assist a more experienced landscaper as well. Heavy lifting is often necessary in this position, and landscape laborers must be able to regularly perform the physical aspects of this position. Some jobs require experience with power tools such as leaf blowers and chainsaws may also be necessary. Additionally, traveling to the clients is required for this position, so some jobs may require a valid driver’s license and vehicle.
There are both full-time and part-time landscape laborer positions available, and some jobs may be performed only when there is a demand or during certain seasons. Some jobs are carried out at residences, while others may involve taking care of a larger area such as a park or a university campus. The job is performed outdoors, so the laborer should be tolerant of diverse weather conditions. (Copyright 2018 PayScale.com)
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
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
Key Stats for Landscape Laborer
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 123 votes.