Landscaping And Groundskeeping Workers

Training Requirements for Landscaping And Groundskeeping Workers

Landscaping and groundskeeping workers need no formal educational credential and short-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Landscaping and groundskeeping workers
Percent
Less than High School 38.0
High School 35.6
Some College 15.4
Associates Degree 4.2
Bachelors Degree 5.8
Masters Degree 0.9
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.1

Employment Outlook for Landscaping And Groundskeeping Workers

This represents about 1,167,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 71,000 more landscaping and groundskeeping workers but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 282,000 more.

Typical Income for Landscaping And Groundskeeping Workers

Hourly Income

On average,landscaping and groundskeeping workers make $13.73 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Landscaping and groundskeeping workers $9.21 $10.48 $12.65 $15.76 $19.74
Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations $8.71 $9.78 $11.87 $15.66 $20.80
Grounds maintenance workers $9.26 $10.58 $12.90 $16.30 $20.71
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, landscaping and groundskeeping workers make $28,560 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Landscaping and groundskeeping workers $19,160 $21,800 $26,320 $32,790 $41,070
Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations $18,120 $20,340 $24,700 $32,570 $43,260
Grounds maintenance workers $19,270 $22,010 $26,830 $33,900 $43,070
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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