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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

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)
103,580 1.7 % $25.16 $52,340 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $15.57 $18.68 $23.73 $30.06 $37.60
Annual Wage (2) $32,380 $38,850 $49,370 $62,520 $78,220


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 68,390 3.12 $24.37 $50,700
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 9,390 0.17 $29.25 $60,840
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 8,820 0.65 $26.92 $55,990
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 1,800 0.06 $25.03 $52,070
Traveler Accommodation 1,740 0.08 $25.12 $52,250

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 68,390 3.12 $24.37 $50,700
Death Care Services 1,270 0.92 $23.52 $48,920
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 8,820 0.65 $26.92 $55,990
RV (Recreational Vehicle) Parks and Recreational Camps 260 0.44 $21.21 $44,130
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores 660 0.40 $22.72 $47,270

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers 30 0.05 $34.29 $71,320
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 170 0.01 $33.19 $69,030
Residential Building Construction 200 0.02 $32.70 $68,020
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 160 0.04 $31.88 $66,310
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors (8) (8) $30.76 $63,970


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 10,110 0.58 0.82 $28.60 $59,490
Florida 8,400 0.95 1.35 $22.94 $47,720
Texas 6,580 0.53 0.75 $23.69 $49,270
New York 4,920 0.52 0.73 $29.98 $62,360
Illinois 4,490 0.75 1.06 $24.13 $50,200




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 770 1.16 1.64 $25.91 $53,880
Maryland 3,140 1.16 1.65 $24.68 $51,340
Wyoming 300 1.11 1.57 $24.33 $50,600
Hawaii 680 1.07 1.52 $28.18 $58,600
West Virginia 730 1.04 1.48 $21.16 $44,020




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 110 0.34 0.49 $34.33 $71,410
North Dakota 270 0.65 0.92 $32.32 $67,220
Rhode Island 480 0.98 1.39 $31.01 $64,500
New York 4,920 0.52 0.73 $29.98 $62,360
District of Columbia 50 0.06 0.09 $29.71 $61,790





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 5,270 0.55 0.77 $29.92 $62,230
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 3,900 0.83 1.18 $24.43 $50,820
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 3,520 0.56 0.80 $27.86 $57,960
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 2,640 0.83 1.18 $26.17 $54,420
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 2,420 1.14 1.62 $21.95 $45,650
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 2,190 0.80 1.13 $24.46 $50,870
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 2,030 0.77 1.09 $24.96 $51,910
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 1,990 0.71 1.01 $28.85 $60,010
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 1,860 0.51 0.72 $26.26 $54,620
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 1,790 0.62 0.88 $27.87 $57,970