Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015

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)
103,450 1.6 % $22.55 $46,900 0.6 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $13.05 $16.31 $21.15 $27.48 $34.80
Annual Wage (2) $27,150 $33,920 $43,980 $57,150 $72,390


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 61,890 3.05 $21.56 $44,850
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 10,850 0.91 $24.91 $51,800
Local Government (OES Designation) 9,870 0.18 $26.42 $54,950
Traveler Accommodation 2,070 0.11 $21.01 $43,700
Elementary and Secondary Schools 1,950 0.02 $24.31 $50,560

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 61,890 3.05 $21.56 $44,850
Death Care Services 1,660 1.23 $21.97 $45,700
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 10,850 0.91 $24.91 $51,800
RV (Recreational Vehicle) Parks and Recreational Camps 300 0.58 $17.45 $36,290
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores 810 0.52 $22.48 $46,760

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) 170 0.01 $31.64 $65,820
Educational Support Services 40 0.02 $29.76 $61,890
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction (8) (8) $29.16 $60,650
Amusement Parks and Arcades 150 0.08 $27.49 $57,190
Scientific Research and Development Services 30 0.01 $27.17 $56,510


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 11,160 0.72 0.96 $24.08 $50,080
Florida 9,740 1.23 1.64 $20.74 $43,150
Texas 6,740 0.58 0.78 $22.45 $46,690
New York 4,940 0.55 0.73 $25.07 $52,150
Illinois 4,640 0.79 1.06 $21.33 $44,360



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 860 1.38 1.84 $24.69 $51,350
Rhode Island 640 1.35 1.80 $24.98 $51,950
Florida 9,740 1.23 1.64 $20.74 $43,150
Idaho 710 1.11 1.48 $20.53 $42,710
Arizona 2,850 1.10 1.47 $18.55 $38,580



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 90 0.13 0.17 $40.73 $84,710
Connecticut 1,780 1.07 1.43 $27.84 $57,920
North Dakota 280 0.63 0.84 $26.49 $55,100
Colorado 2,020 0.83 1.10 $26.02 $54,130
Nevada 820 0.67 0.89 $26.02 $54,120




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)
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 2,490 0.38 0.51 $27.70 $57,610
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 2,450 0.69 0.92 $22.33 $46,450
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 2,210 1.18 1.57 $18.18 $37,820
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 2,060 0.50 0.67 $23.36 $48,590
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 1,930 0.78 1.04 $22.13 $46,040
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 1,820 0.62 0.83 $19.96 $41,510
Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 1,650 1.09 1.45 $24.52 $51,000
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 1,560 0.65 0.86 $27.21 $56,600
Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division 1,520 1.19 1.58 $25.10 $52,220
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division 1,480 0.84 1.12 $26.72 $55,570