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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2020

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 First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers
Industry profile for First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers
Geographic profile for First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers

National estimates for First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
103,730 1.8 % $ 25.98 $ 54,040 0.6 %

Percentile wage estimates for First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 16.22 $ 19.52 $ 24.52 $ 31.01 $ 38.77
Annual Wage (2) $ 33,750 $ 40,600 $ 51,010 $ 64,490 $ 80,650


Industry profile for First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Services to Buildings and Dwellings 71,570 3.36 $ 25.35 $ 52,720
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 9,180 0.17 $ 29.93 $ 62,260
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 7,080 0.70 $ 26.93 $ 56,010
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 1,690 0.06 $ 25.78 $ 53,620
Death Care Services 1,250 0.96 $ 24.98 $ 51,950

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Services to Buildings and Dwellings 71,570 3.36 $ 25.35 $ 52,720
Death Care Services 1,250 0.96 $ 24.98 $ 51,950
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 7,080 0.70 $ 26.93 $ 56,010
RV (Recreational Vehicle) Parks and Recreational Camps 250 0.49 $ 22.66 $ 47,130
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores 720 0.44 $ 24.38 $ 50,700

Top paying industries for First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Federal Executive Branch (OEWS Designation) 170 0.01 $ 34.73 $ 72,240
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction (8) (8) $ 34.30 $ 71,350
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 190 0.05 $ 34.14 $ 71,010
Residential Building Construction 220 0.03 $ 33.81 $ 70,310
Beverage Manufacturing 40 0.02 $ 32.43 $ 67,460


Geographic profile for First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 10,420 0.63 0.85 $ 29.98 $ 62,350
Florida 8,460 1.00 1.34 $ 23.96 $ 49,830
Texas 6,970 0.58 0.77 $ 25.23 $ 52,470
Illinois 5,110 0.91 1.22 $ 25.03 $ 52,060
Georgia 3,940 0.91 1.23 $ 23.99 $ 49,900




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Vermont 360 1.30 1.74 $ 25.83 $ 53,720
Wyoming 340 1.30 1.74 $ 25.31 $ 52,650
New Hampshire 780 1.26 1.69 $ 24.84 $ 51,670
Maryland 2,930 1.16 1.56 $ 26.27 $ 54,640
West Virginia 750 1.15 1.54 $ 21.56 $ 44,850




Top paying states for First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 140 0.49 0.65 $ 38.85 $ 80,800
New York 3,920 0.45 0.60 $ 30.99 $ 64,470
California 10,420 0.63 0.85 $ 29.98 $ 62,350
New Jersey 2,280 0.60 0.81 $ 29.78 $ 61,930
Rhode Island 430 0.97 1.31 $ 29.56 $ 61,470





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 4,500 1.03 1.38 $ 25.30 $ 52,630
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 4,270 0.48 0.65 $ 31.73 $ 66,010
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 3,530 0.61 0.81 $ 29.72 $ 61,820
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 2,580 0.85 1.14 $ 28.73 $ 59,760
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 2,500 0.95 1.27 $ 25.18 $ 52,380
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 2,470 1.17 1.57 $ 22.37 $ 46,520
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 2,070 0.80 1.07 $ 30.47 $ 63,380
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 1,990 0.80 1.07 $ 25.71 $ 53,480
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 1,970 0.73 0.98 $ 26.34 $ 54,780
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 1,940 0.54 0.72 $ 28.08 $ 58,410




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL 140 2.76 3.71 $ 27.07 $ 56,300
Barnstable Town, MA 250 2.74 3.68 $ 28.67 $ 59,630
Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC 200 2.67 3.58 $ 29.30 $ 60,950
Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA 210 2.28 3.05 $ 25.09 $ 52,180
Manhattan, KS 80 2.17 2.91 $ 25.01 $ 52,020
Greeley, CO 210 2.01 2.69 $ 25.24 $ 52,500
Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI 130 1.98 2.65 $ 27.38 $ 56,950
Port St. Lucie, FL 280 1.94 2.60 $ 26.68 $ 55,490
Grand Junction, CO 110 1.81 2.43 $ 22.31 $ 46,400
Hot Springs, AR 60 1.67 2.25 $ 23.25 $ 48,350