Entry-Level Landscaper Salary

Entry-Level Landscapers take home an average $11.82 per hour. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. About a seventh enjoy medical while less than 10 percent get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to less than one-tenth. The majority of Entry-Level Landscapers claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$18,054 - $45,958
$18K
$28K
$46K
MEDIAN: $28,087
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$9.57 - $15.68
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MEDIAN: $11.90
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$0$45K
Salary $18,054 - $45,958
Bonus $194.32 - $1,226
Profit Sharing $250.00
Commission $4,000
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).
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$20,012 - $37,687
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 82
Hourly Data $0$23
Hourly Rate $9.57 - $15.68
Hourly Tips $0.11 - $2.03
Overtime $13.63 - $23.54
Annual Data $0$37K
Bonus $194.32 - $1,226
Commission $4,000
Profit Sharing $250.00
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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$20,012 - $37,687
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 718

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Landscaper Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Landscaper


Entry-Level Landscapers fill the offices of leading firms Austin Outdoor, Chapel Valley Landscape Company, Trugreen Landcare, ALSW, and Landscapes USA. Chapel Valley Landscape Company pays the most with a median salary of $20K, though there is little variation overall ($20K to $21K). Those in search of high salaries should also consider LandscapesUSA, LUSA Austin, and Landscapes USA, top-paying firms where Entry-Level Landscapers rake in a $20K, $19K, or $19K, respectively.

With a median salary of $18K, Total Environment provides Entry-Level Landscapers with the lowest pay in their field; moreover, earnings are capped at only $21K, limiting employee salary growth. City of Frankfort, Bio Landscape, and Trugreen Landcare also scrape the bottom of the pay scale, with median earnings hovering around $18K, $19K, and $19K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $25,744

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

Location significantly influences compensation, with Jacksonville Entry-Level Landscapers earning much less — 26 percent less — than the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Atlanta and Houston (25 percent lower).

Landscaper Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Landscaper in Myrtle Beach:
Take care of your body. Hydrate and eat properly.

Landscaper in Kokomo:
"Dead end."
I have worked in this field for many years, thinking that one day they would realize that I was a valuable asset to their company. That day has yet to come. In the last three years, I have not received a raise and I have now made less this year than the year before. I have capped out. I have came to the dead end. I have nothing to show for it either. Plan for something better in the future.

Landscaper in Chino:
"Extreme labor."
Get a better education. Too much work for little pay..

Landscaper in Baltimore:
"Learn the job."
Be responsible hard working employee.

Landscaper in Austin:
"My job."
Be prepare for working in hot and cold climate.

Landscaper in Nashville:
"Weather is Hard."
Weather maks my job hard. More hard in hot or rain.

Landscaper in Los Angeles:
"Enjoy casual workplace."
Enjoy being outdoors.

Key Stats for Landscaper

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 148 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
19%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 148 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 16%
dental benefits
Dental: 9%
vision benefits
Vision: 7%
no benefits
None: 83%
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