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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2018

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)
101,390 1.5 % $24.66 $51,280 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $14.98 $18.12 $23.18 $29.69 $37.26
Annual Wage (2) $31,150 $37,690 $48,220 $61,750 $77,500


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 64,940 3.02 $23.85 $49,610
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 9,570 0.73 $26.51 $55,140
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 9,010 0.16 $28.48 $59,240
Traveler Accommodation 2,030 0.10 $24.35 $50,640
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 1,810 0.06 $24.87 $51,720

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 64,940 3.02 $23.85 $49,610
Death Care Services 1,430 1.05 $24.14 $50,210
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 9,570 0.73 $26.51 $55,140
Land Subdivision 170 0.45 $26.19 $54,470
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores 720 0.44 $21.82 $45,390

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) 140 0.01 $33.71 $70,110
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers 30 0.04 $32.75 $68,120
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction 70 0.06 $31.98 $66,530
Residential Building Construction 200 0.03 $31.65 $65,840
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 120 0.03 $31.49 $65,490


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 9,780 0.57 0.82 $28.68 $59,640
Florida 8,870 1.03 1.47 $23.08 $48,010
Texas 6,120 0.51 0.72 $23.03 $47,900
New York 5,400 0.58 0.82 $28.59 $59,460
Michigan 3,770 0.87 1.25 $23.02 $47,880




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)
New Hampshire 800 1.23 1.76 $26.93 $56,020
Maryland 3,070 1.14 1.63 $24.05 $50,030
Arkansas 1,270 1.05 1.50 $20.68 $43,010
Arizona 2,920 1.05 1.49 $20.53 $42,710
Florida 8,870 1.03 1.47 $23.08 $48,010




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 190 0.59 0.84 $39.70 $82,580
North Dakota 280 0.68 0.97 $31.22 $64,940
Rhode Island 480 0.99 1.41 $30.01 $62,420
Connecticut 1,310 0.79 1.13 $28.97 $60,270
California 9,780 0.57 0.82 $28.68 $59,640





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-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 5,530 0.58 0.83 $29.11 $60,550
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 3,200 0.52 0.75 $29.65 $61,680
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 2,970 0.64 0.91 $26.55 $55,230
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 2,570 0.82 1.17 $25.92 $53,900
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 2,390 1.16 1.66 $20.65 $42,950
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 2,210 0.82 1.18 $23.41 $48,690
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 2,190 0.85 1.21 $24.48 $50,920
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 2,080 0.75 1.08 $28.06 $58,370
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 1,820 0.51 0.73 $24.15 $50,230
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 1,620 0.82 1.17 $24.05 $50,020