Landscaping and Groundskeeping Worker Salary Information in Florida

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 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers in Florida

Percentile BracketAverage 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.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of landscaping and groundskeeping workers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$24,710
4.29% 11.57%
2016
$23,650
4.06% -
2015
$22,690
1.37% -
2014
$22,380
1.21% -
2013
$22,110
1.18% -
2012
$21,850
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers in Florida Cities

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
$27,930
South Florida nonmetropolitan area
$27,820
Port St Lucie
$26,520
Naples-Marco Island
$25,720
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$25,550
Ocala
$25,530
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$25,300
Sebastian-Vero Beach
$25,290
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$24,940
Jacksonville
$24,900
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$24,880
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$24,840
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$24,590
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$24,510
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$24,430
Punta Gorda
$24,370
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
$24,310
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$23,870
Gainesville
$23,710
Tallahassee
$23,670
Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach
$23,650
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$23,490
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$23,370
Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area
$21,640
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area
$21,500
Palm Coast
$20,190




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