Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2010

37-3019 Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

All grounds maintenance workers not listed separately.


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
12,890 4.9 % $13.92 $28,960 2.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $7.96 $8.93 $11.61 $17.23 $25.29
Annual Wage (2) $16,560 $18,580 $24,160 $35,830 $52,610


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Local Government (OES Designation) 3,440 0.06 $10.35 $21,530
Services to Buildings and Dwellings 2,700 0.15 $13.30 $27,660
Employment Services 1,710 0.06 $14.63 $30,420
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 610 0.03 $19.30 $40,140
Postal Service 590 0.09 $27.25 $56,670

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
RV (Recreational Vehicle) Parks and Recreational Camps 310 0.70 $10.21 $21,240
Support Activities for Animal Production 50 0.18 $9.74 $20,250
Death Care Services 220 0.17 $16.42 $34,140
Services to Buildings and Dwellings 2,700 0.15 $13.30 $27,660
Postal Service 590 0.09 $27.25 $56,670

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Postal Service 590 0.09 $27.25 $56,670
Elementary and Secondary Schools 70 (7) $20.98 $43,640
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 610 0.03 $19.30 $40,140
Junior Colleges 410 0.05 $18.66 $38,810
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (8) (8) $18.25 $37,960


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 780 0.06 0.55 $14.92 $31,040
Illinois 750 0.14 1.33 $16.66 $34,650
Florida 630 0.09 0.88 $14.59 $30,360
Texas 600 0.06 0.58 $14.77 $30,710
Michigan 590 0.16 1.55 $15.16 $31,520




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 130 0.41 4.00 $17.85 $37,120
Wyoming 90 0.34 3.33 $13.74 $28,580
Oregon 530 0.34 3.32 $17.70 $36,820
Montana 110 0.27 2.66 $10.94 $22,750
North Dakota 70 0.21 2.03 $14.47 $30,100




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 110 0.18 1.77 $21.86 $45,470
Hawaii 30 0.06 0.56 $20.98 $43,640
Pennsylvania 130 0.02 0.24 $20.74 $43,140
Nevada 40 0.04 0.37 $18.67 $38,830
Arizona 70 0.03 0.29 $17.85 $37,130

Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Baltimore-Towson, MD 920 0.74 7.34 $14.04 $29,200
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL Metropolitan Division 390 0.11 1.08 $17.75 $36,920
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 200 0.09 0.88 $21.22 $44,130
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 190 0.09 0.93 $16.41 $34,130
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 170 0.10 1.00 $14.33 $29,800
Orlando-Kissimmee, FL 130 0.13 1.30 $16.06 $33,410
Jacksonville, FL 120 0.22 2.12 $14.38 $29,900
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 110 0.08 0.78 $12.88 $26,790
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 100 0.08 0.79 $12.64 $26,290
Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division 90 0.07 0.73 $21.02 $43,720




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Wenatchee, WA 40 1.07 10.58 $11.83 $24,600
Baltimore-Towson, MD 920 0.74 7.34 $14.04 $29,200
Morgantown, WV 30 0.54 5.34 $9.75 $20,290
Duluth, MN-WI 50 0.40 3.94 $11.85 $24,640
Lexington-Fayette, KY 60 0.24 2.41 $11.29 $23,490
Jacksonville, FL 120 0.22 2.12 $14.38 $29,900
Chattanooga, TN-GA 40 0.17 1.69 $10.15 $21,120
Fresno, CA 50 0.15 1.52 $12.67 $26,340
Richmond, VA 80 0.14 1.40 $14.26 $29,650
Orlando-Kissimmee, FL 130 0.13 1.30 $16.06 $33,410




Top paying metropolitan areas for this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 50 0.02 0.18 $24.60 $51,170
Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA 50 0.06 0.54 $21.37 $44,440
Indianapolis-Carmel, IN 50 0.06 0.62 $21.31 $44,320
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 200 0.09 0.88 $21.22 $44,130
Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division 90 0.07 0.73 $21.02 $43,720
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 30 0.02 0.20 $20.42 $42,470
Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, OR-WA (8) (8) (8) $20.34 $42,310
Kansas City, MO-KS 40 0.04 0.42 $19.96 $41,510
St. Louis, MO-IL 40 0.04 0.35 $19.25 $40,050
Wichita, KS (8) (8) (8) $18.92 $39,350

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest employment in this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Western New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area 70 1.09 10.76 $9.09 $18,910
Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area 60 1.26 12.39 $12.24 $25,460
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area 60 0.21 2.08 $10.50 $21,840
Northwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area 60 1.38 13.63 $12.70 $26,420
North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area 50 0.75 7.36 $13.80 $28,700

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Northwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area 60 1.38 13.63 $12.70 $26,420
Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area 60 1.26 12.39 $12.24 $25,460
Western New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area 70 1.09 10.76 $9.09 $18,910
North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area 50 0.75 7.36 $13.80 $28,700
Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area 40 0.35 3.47 $10.11 $21,030

Top paying nonmetropolitan areas for this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area (8) (8) (8) $19.39 $40,340
Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area (8) (8) (8) $18.93 $39,380
Western Colorado nonmetropolitan area (8) (8) (8) $17.97 $37,370
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area (8) (8) (8) $17.83 $37,090
West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area (8) (8) (8) $15.69 $32,640


About May 2010 National, State, Metropolitan, and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors, all metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas, and all states and the District of Columbia. The top employment and wage figures are provided above. The complete list is available in the downloadable XLS files.

The percentile wage estimate is the value of a wage below which a certain percent of workers fall. The median wage is the 50th percentile wage estimate--50 percent of workers earn less than the median and 50 percent of workers earn more than the median. More about percentile wages.


(1) Estimates for detailed occupations do not sum to the totals because the totals include occupations not shown separately. Estimates do not include self-employed workers.

(2) Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by a "year-round, full-time" hours figure of 2,080 hours; for those occupations where there is not an hourly mean wage published, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.

(3) The relative standard error (RSE) is a measure of the reliability of a survey statistic. The smaller the relative standard error, the more precise the estimate.

(7) The value is less than .005 percent of industry employment.

(8) Estimate not released.

(9) The location quotient is the ratio of the area concentration of occupational employment to the national average concentration. A location quotient greater than one indicates the occupation has a higher share of employment than average, and a location quotient less than one indicates the occupation is less prevalent in the area than average.


Other OES estimates and related information:

May 2010 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2010 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2010 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2010 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

List of Occupations in SOC Code Number Order

List of Occupations in Alphabetical Order

Download May 2010 Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates in Zipped XLS files

Technical Notes

 

Last Modified Date: May 17, 2011