Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2014

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)
101,190 1.5 % $22.13 $46,020 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $12.98 $16.13 $20.75 $26.93 $33.98
Annual Wage (2) $26,990 $33,550 $43,160 $56,010 $70,680


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 59,980 3.05 $21.21 $44,120
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 10,400 0.90 $24.21 $50,350
Local Government (OES Designation) 10,230 0.19 $25.43 $52,890
Elementary and Secondary Schools 2,310 0.03 $23.93 $49,780
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 1,950 0.07 $22.83 $47,490

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 59,980 3.05 $21.21 $44,120
Death Care Services 1,650 1.23 $22.71 $47,230
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 10,400 0.90 $24.21 $50,350
RV (Recreational Vehicle) Parks and Recreational Camps 300 0.60 $18.66 $38,800
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores 800 0.52 $22.63 $47,070

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 $31.11 $64,700
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 140 0.04 $28.73 $59,750
Utility System Construction 70 0.01 $26.28 $54,650
Office Administrative Services 90 0.02 $25.51 $53,070
Local Government (OES Designation) 10,230 0.19 $25.43 $52,890


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)
Florida 10,250 1.34 1.78 $19.49 $40,550
California 10,230 0.68 0.90 $23.48 $48,830
Texas 6,890 0.61 0.82 $21.78 $45,300
New York 4,720 0.54 0.72 $25.97 $54,010
Illinois 3,880 0.67 0.90 $20.31 $42,240



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)
Florida 10,250 1.34 1.78 $19.49 $40,550
Idaho 810 1.29 1.72 $20.21 $42,030
Rhode Island 560 1.21 1.61 $25.33 $52,680
Hawaii 730 1.19 1.58 $25.50 $53,050
Connecticut 1,960 1.19 1.59 $27.58 $57,370



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 0.18 $34.16 $71,060
Connecticut 1,960 1.19 1.59 $27.58 $57,370
New York 4,720 0.54 0.72 $25.97 $54,010
Delaware 340 0.80 1.07 $25.91 $53,900
Massachusetts 3,250 0.98 1.30 $25.81 $53,680




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)
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 2,150 0.57 0.76 $20.20 $42,020
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 2,100 0.39 0.52 $27.36 $56,900
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 2,020 0.71 0.95 $19.87 $41,330
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 1,960 1.07 1.43 $20.09 $41,790
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 1,900 1.76 2.35 $16.74 $34,820
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 1,750 0.73 0.98 $21.94 $45,640
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 1,720 0.42 0.57 $21.94 $45,630
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 1,630 1.10 1.46 $22.90 $47,620
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 1,480 0.62 0.83 $24.86 $51,710
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division 1,470 0.82 1.10 $26.86 $55,860