The average annual and hourly salaries for landscaping and groundskeeping workers in the state of Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of landscaping and groundskeeping workers among Florida metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$19,120|
|25th Percentile Wage||$21,270|
|50th Percentile Wage||$24,710|
|75th Percentile Wage||$29,660|
|90th Percentile Wage||$36,330|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for landscaping and groundskeeping workers in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $36,330. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $24,710. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,120.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of landscaping and groundskeeping workers from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
Table 3 shows the median annual salary of landscaping and groundskeeping workers in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of landscaping and groundskeeping workers in state of Florida ranges from $20,190 to $27,930. The highest paying area for landscaping and groundskeeping workers in Florida is Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin with a median annual salary of $27,930. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is South Florida nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $27,820). The lowest paying area is Palm Coast with a median annual salary of $20,190.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin|| |
|South Florida nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Port St Lucie|| |
|Naples-Marco Island|| |
|Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater|| |
|Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach|| |
|Sebastian-Vero Beach|| |
|Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall|| |
|North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota|| |
|Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach|| |
|Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville|| |
|West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach|| |
|Punta Gorda|| |
|Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach|| |
|Cape Coral-Fort Myers|| |
|Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach|| |
|Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent|| |
|Lakeland-Winter Haven|| |
|Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Palm Coast|| |