Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2013

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)
99,620 1.3 % $21.91 $45,560 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $12.83 $15.98 $20.47 $26.64 $33.82
Annual Wage (2) $26,690 $33,240 $42,570 $55,400 $70,350


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 57,500 3.05 $20.91 $43,480
Local Government (OES Designation) 10,600 0.19 $25.13 $52,260
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 10,550 0.94 $23.87 $49,640
Elementary and Secondary Schools 2,390 0.03 $24.09 $50,100
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 2,070 0.07 $22.84 $47,510

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 57,500 3.05 $20.91 $43,480
Death Care Services 1,670 1.25 $23.28 $48,430
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 10,550 0.94 $23.87 $49,640
RV (Recreational Vehicle) Parks and Recreational Camps 300 0.62 $18.90 $39,310
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores 780 0.53 $20.62 $42,890

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 $30.66 $63,770
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 150 0.04 $29.07 $60,470
Support Activities for Crop Production 50 0.02 $26.05 $54,190
Office Administrative Services 100 0.02 $25.79 $53,640
Amusement Parks and Arcades 130 0.07 $25.16 $52,330


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 10,100 1.35 1.80 $19.10 $39,720
California 10,020 0.68 0.91 $23.93 $49,770
Texas 6,460 0.59 0.79 $20.98 $43,640
New York 4,460 0.52 0.69 $25.87 $53,820
Michigan 3,530 0.88 1.18 $20.01 $41,610




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 1.38 1.84 $23.84 $49,590
Florida 10,100 1.35 1.80 $19.10 $39,720
Rhode Island 600 1.31 1.75 $24.43 $50,810
Connecticut 1,990 1.22 1.62 $27.81 $57,850
Idaho 700 1.14 1.51 $19.61 $40,780




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 120 0.18 0.24 $31.50 $65,510
Connecticut 1,990 1.22 1.62 $27.81 $57,850
Delaware 300 0.74 0.98 $25.97 $54,020
New York 4,460 0.52 0.69 $25.87 $53,820
Wyoming 310 1.11 1.48 $25.59 $53,220





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 2,160 1.21 1.62 $19.17 $39,870
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 2,120 0.41 0.54 $25.85 $53,760
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 2,110 2.03 2.70 $16.92 $35,180
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 1,900 0.51 0.68 $20.44 $42,510
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 1,860 0.81 1.07 $23.38 $48,630
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 1,620 0.69 0.91 $26.98 $56,110
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 1,560 0.39 0.52 $23.48 $48,850
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 1,510 0.55 0.73 $21.68 $45,090
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division 1,460 0.84 1.11 $25.95 $53,980
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 1,340 1.12 1.49 $20.14 $41,880