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Salary, Wages, Pay: Grounds Maintenance Workers




Median hourly earnings in 2002 of grounds maintenance workers were as follows:

First-line supervisors/managers of landscaping, lawn service, and groundskeeping workers $15.89
Tree trimmers and pruners 12.07
Pesticide handlers, sprayers, and applicators, vegetation 11.94
Landscaping and groundskeeping workers 9.51

Median hourly earnings in the industries employing the largest numbers of landscaping and groundskeeping workers in 2002 were as follows:

Elementary and secondary schools $13.36
Local government 11.81
Services to buildings and dwellings 9.38
Other amusement and recreation industries 8.92
Lessors of real estate 8.65
Employment services 8.05