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Other Grounds Maintenance Worker Salary Information

The salary statistics of other grounds maintenance workers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of other grounds maintenance workers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The other grounds maintenance 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. Other Grounds Maintenance Worker Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,020
25th Percentile Wage
$21,870
50th Percentile Wage
$28,470
75th Percentile Wage
$39,920
90th Percentile Wage
$56,430

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other grounds maintenance workers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) other grounds maintenance workers is $56,430. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $28,470. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,020. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 196% 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 other grounds maintenance workers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201628,470-2.63%6.01%
201529,2201.44%-
201428,8002.36%-
201328,1204.84%-
201226,760--

Table 2. Other Grounds Maintenance Worker Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of other grounds maintenance workers in 14 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 other grounds maintenance workers occupations is the transportation and warehousing sector with an annual salary $61,330. The lowest paying sector is the retail trade sector (annual salary $22,500).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Transportation and Warehousing
$61,330
Educational Services
$43,280
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$39,540
Health Care and Social Assistance
$32,140
Manufacturing
$31,940
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$30,210
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$29,630
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$29,330
Accommodation and Food Services
$28,270
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$28,080
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$24,180
Wholesale Trade
$24,100
Federal, State, and Local Government
$23,360
Retail Trade
$22,500

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Other Grounds Maintenance Workers by States

From the above tables we note that not only other grounds maintenance 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 other grounds maintenance workers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $18,970 to $59,260. The highest paying state for other grounds maintenance workers is Pennsylvania with a median annual salary of $59,260. The lowest paying state is West Virginia with a median annual salary of $18,970. For more salary information of other grounds maintenance workers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Pennsylvania
$59,260
Connecticut
$58,830
Massachusetts
$55,060
Kentucky
$51,580
Missouri
$50,710
Virginia
$44,940
Hawaii
$44,580
District of Columbia
$43,680
Minnesota
$42,090
Oregon
$39,770
North Carolina
$39,720
Washington
$39,450
South Carolina
$37,790
Iowa
$37,370
North Dakota
$35,930
New Mexico
$34,420
Maine
$34,400
Alaska
$34,190
Colorado
$33,940
Montana
$33,880
Mississippi
$33,630
Kansas
$33,120
Ohio
$33,000
Arizona
$32,590
New Hampshire
$32,100
Texas
$31,660
California
$30,690
Georgia
$30,680
Wisconsin
$30,680
Arkansas
$30,230
New Jersey
$29,650
Maryland
$29,230
Illinois
$28,910
Florida
$27,810
Indiana
$27,680
Utah
$27,370
Louisiana
$26,430
Alabama
$24,810
Oklahoma
$23,440
New York
$23,200
Tennessee
$22,910
Wyoming
$21,220
Michigan
$20,140
West Virginia
$18,970


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