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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2021

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:

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)
116,380 1.9 % $ 25.61 $ 53,270 0.7 %

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

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 16.63 $ 18.69 $ 23.46 $ 29.90 $ 37.93
Annual Wage (2) $ 34,600 $ 38,880 $ 48,800 $ 62,200 $ 78,880


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

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 79,150 3.68 $ 24.74 $ 51,460
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 9,760 0.88 $ 27.51 $ 57,220
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 9,510 0.18 $ 29.80 $ 61,980
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 1,670 0.06 $ 26.36 $ 54,840
Death Care Services 1,550 1.17 $ 24.72 $ 51,430

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 79,150 3.68 $ 24.74 $ 51,460
Death Care Services 1,550 1.17 $ 24.72 $ 51,430
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 9,760 0.88 $ 27.51 $ 57,220
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores 1,160 0.64 $ 24.95 $ 51,890
RV (Recreational Vehicle) Parks and Recreational Camps 250 0.46 $ 20.57 $ 42,780

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)
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction 60 0.02 $ 40.96 $ 85,190
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 150 0.04 $ 37.10 $ 77,160
Federal Executive Branch (OEWS Designation) 140 0.01 $ 36.09 $ 75,060
Management of Companies and Enterprises 240 0.01 $ 32.78 $ 68,180
Office Administrative Services 120 0.02 $ 31.95 $ 66,450


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

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.



Map of employment of first-line supervisors of landscaping, lawn service, and groundskeeping workers by state, May 2021


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 11,990 0.73 0.88 $ 29.33 $ 61,000
Florida 9,150 1.06 1.29 $ 23.81 $ 49,530
Texas 6,860 0.56 0.68 $ 24.17 $ 50,270
Pennsylvania 5,090 0.91 1.10 $ 22.69 $ 47,190
Illinois 4,810 0.86 1.04 $ 23.85 $ 49,600


Map of location quotient of first-line supervisors of landscaping, lawn service, and groundskeeping workers by state, May 2021


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)
Montana 740 1.56 1.89 $ 21.97 $ 45,690
Hawaii 850 1.55 1.88 $ 29.68 $ 61,730
Wyoming 400 1.54 1.87 $ 25.73 $ 53,520
Connecticut 2,380 1.51 1.83 $ 30.30 $ 63,030
Rhode Island 610 1.33 1.61 $ 29.82 $ 62,020


Map of annual mean wages of first-line supervisors of landscaping, lawn service, and groundskeeping workers by state, May 2021


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)
New York 4,500 0.52 0.63 $ 32.48 $ 67,560
District of Columbia 40 0.06 0.07 $ 31.79 $ 66,130
Massachusetts 3,480 1.02 1.24 $ 30.41 $ 63,240
Connecticut 2,380 1.51 1.83 $ 30.30 $ 63,030
Rhode Island 610 1.33 1.61 $ 29.82 $ 62,020



Map of employment of first-line supervisors of landscaping, lawn service, and groundskeeping workers by area, May 2021


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)
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 5,370 0.62 0.75 $ 31.17 $ 64,840
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 3,940 0.93 1.13 $ 23.97 $ 49,860
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 3,350 0.59 0.71 $ 27.20 $ 56,580
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 3,210 1.10 1.33 $ 27.58 $ 57,360
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 2,770 1.04 1.26 $ 23.81 $ 49,520
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 2,560 0.99 1.20 $ 24.08 $ 50,090
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 2,470 1.01 1.22 $ 25.35 $ 52,720
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 2,140 1.01 1.23 $ 22.89 $ 47,610
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 2,120 0.59 0.72 $ 25.41 $ 52,840
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 2,100 0.81 0.99 $ 32.15 $ 66,870


Map of location quotient of first-line supervisors of landscaping, lawn service, and groundskeeping workers by area, May 2021


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)
Barnstable Town, MA 380 3.96 4.80 $ 28.96 $ 60,230
Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL 560 3.80 4.60 $ 22.92 $ 47,660
The Villages, FL 110 3.15 3.82 $ 24.15 $ 50,230
Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI 180 2.84 3.43 $ 30.11 $ 62,620
Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL 140 2.63 3.19 $ 24.75 $ 51,480
Danbury, CT 170 2.41 2.92 $ 28.40 $ 59,070
Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL 160 2.14 2.59 $ 22.16 $ 46,100
Ocean City, NJ 80 2.10 2.54 $ 22.08 $ 45,920
Punta Gorda, FL 100 2.05 2.48 $ 21.87 $ 45,480
Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC 150 1.96 2.37 $ 22.97 $ 47,780