Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2011

37-1012 First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of workers engaged in landscaping or groundskeeping activities. Work may involve reviewing contracts to ascertain service, machine, and workforce requirements; answering inquiries from potential customers regarding methods, material, and price ranges; and preparing estimates according to labor, material, and machine costs.


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)
100,460 1.3 % $21.71 $45,160 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $12.86 $15.93 $20.22 $26.40 $33.53
Annual Wage (2) $26,750 $33,130 $42,050 $54,920 $69,740


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)
Services to Buildings and Dwellings 56,040 3.13 $20.77 $43,210
Local Government (OES Designation) 11,410 0.21 $24.76 $51,510
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 10,710 1.01 $23.52 $48,920
Elementary and Secondary Schools 2,580 0.03 $23.19 $48,240
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 2,320 0.08 $23.21 $48,270

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Services to Buildings and Dwellings 56,040 3.13 $20.77 $43,210
Death Care Services 1,770 1.34 $21.74 $45,210
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 10,710 1.01 $23.52 $48,920
RV (Recreational Vehicle) Parks and Recreational Camps 310 0.70 $18.45 $38,370
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores 830 0.61 $17.16 $35,700

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 180 0.01 $30.75 $63,960
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 130 0.03 $27.11 $56,390
Amusement Parks and Arcades 230 0.14 $24.79 $51,560
Local Government (OES Designation) 11,410 0.21 $24.76 $51,510
Support Activities for Crop Production 110 0.04 $24.75 $51,480


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 10,090 0.72 0.92 $23.78 $49,450
Florida 7,770 1.09 1.39 $20.00 $41,600
Texas 7,440 0.72 0.92 $18.85 $39,210
New York 5,060 0.60 0.77 $24.17 $50,270
Illinois 3,780 0.68 0.87 $22.96 $47,760




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)
Hawaii 830 1.43 1.83 $23.52 $48,920
Idaho 790 1.34 1.71 $18.84 $39,180
Arizona 3,050 1.28 1.63 $20.29 $42,200
Wyoming 330 1.19 1.52 $23.65 $49,180
Connecticut 1,800 1.12 1.43 $26.71 $55,560




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 170 0.27 0.34 $26.74 $55,610
Connecticut 1,800 1.12 1.43 $26.71 $55,560
Rhode Island 350 0.77 0.99 $26.67 $55,480
Delaware 280 0.69 0.88 $26.36 $54,840
Alaska 100 0.33 0.42 $25.72 $53,500





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)
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 2,470 1.46 1.86 $19.70 $40,980
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 2,170 0.43 0.55 $25.90 $53,880
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 2,130 0.96 1.22 $23.84 $49,590
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 1,910 0.53 0.68 $24.37 $50,690
Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division 1,730 1.43 1.83 $25.58 $53,210
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 1,730 0.45 0.58 $25.20 $52,410
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 1,680 0.66 0.84 $18.52 $38,520
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 1,680 0.73 0.93 $25.85 $53,770
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 1,470 0.72 0.92 $19.78 $41,150
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 1,380 1.42 1.81 $19.65 $40,860




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)
Palm Coast, FL 90 5.38 6.87 $15.37 $31,970
Naples-Marco Island, FL 470 4.25 5.43 $19.33 $40,200
Barnstable Town, MA 360 3.83 4.89 $20.19 $42,000
Port St. Lucie, FL 280 2.36 3.01 $21.59 $44,910
St. George, UT 110 2.31 2.95 $20.40 $42,430
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