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First-Line Supervisor of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Worker Salary Information

The salary statistics of first-line supervisors of landscaping, lawn service, and groundskeeping workers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of first-line supervisors of landscaping, lawn service, and groundskeeping workers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The first-line supervisors of landscaping, lawn service, and groundskeeping workers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. First-Line Supervisor of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Worker Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,400
25th Percentile Wage
$35,280
50th Percentile Wage
$45,740
75th Percentile Wage
$59,330
90th Percentile Wage
$75,060

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for first-line supervisors of landscaping, lawn service, and groundskeeping workers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) first-line supervisors of landscaping, lawn service, and groundskeeping workers is $75,060. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $45,740. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,400. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 164% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of first-line supervisors of landscaping, lawn service, and groundskeeping workers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201645,7403.85%7.83%
201543,9801.86%-
201443,1601.37%-
201342,5700.96%-
201242,160--

Table 2. First-Line Supervisor of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Worker Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of first-line supervisors of landscaping, lawn service, and groundskeeping workers in 17 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for first-line supervisors of landscaping, lawn service, and groundskeeping workers occupations is the manufacturing sector with an annual salary $60,830. The lowest paying sector is the transportation and warehousing sector (annual salary $37,180).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Manufacturing
$60,830
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$56,540
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$55,060
Federal, State, and Local Government
$54,500
Wholesale Trade
$51,340
Educational Services
$49,790
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$49,410
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$47,070
Utilities
$45,670
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$45,060
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$44,510
Health Care and Social Assistance
$43,910
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$43,620
Construction
$41,750
Retail Trade
$41,400
Accommodation and Food Services
$40,720
Transportation and Warehousing
$37,180

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers by States

From the above tables we note that not only first-line supervisors of landscaping, lawn service, and groundskeeping workers salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of first-line supervisors of landscaping, lawn service, and groundskeeping workers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $24,090 to $68,670. The highest paying state for first-line supervisors of landscaping, lawn service, and groundskeeping workers is Alaska with a median annual salary of $68,670. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $24,090. For more salary information of first-line supervisors of landscaping, lawn service, and groundskeeping workers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Alaska
$68,670
District of Columbia
$68,240
New Jersey
$56,780
Connecticut
$55,320
Delaware
$53,870
Massachusetts
$53,550
Oregon
$52,710
Colorado
$52,200
Maryland
$51,840
New York
$51,320
Vermont
$50,840
Illinois
$50,750
Wyoming
$50,270
New Hampshire
$49,370
Rhode Island
$49,370
California
$48,990
Wisconsin
$48,770
Nebraska
$48,540
Hawaii
$48,530
Maine
$48,180
North Dakota
$48,050
South Dakota
$48,030
Washington
$48,020
North Carolina
$47,860
Nevada
$47,500
Virginia
$47,330
Minnesota
$46,790
Utah
$46,760
Pennsylvania
$45,340
Missouri
$45,240
Texas
$44,410
Ohio
$44,220
Indiana
$43,870
Georgia
$43,360
Michigan
$43,290
Montana
$42,700
Kansas
$42,010
Kentucky
$41,600
Oklahoma
$41,400
Florida
$40,860
Idaho
$40,820
South Carolina
$40,570
Louisiana
$40,170
Iowa
$40,090
Tennessee
$38,860
Alabama
$38,660
New Mexico
$37,620
Arkansas
$36,650
Virgin Islands
$36,310
Arizona
$35,810
West Virginia
$34,890
Mississippi
$32,050
Guam
$24,990
Puerto Rico
$24,090



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