Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2017

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)
100,320 1.5 % $24.05 $50,020 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $14.13 $17.47 $22.61 $29.10 $36.75
Annual Wage (2) $29,390 $36,340 $47,030 $60,520 $76,440


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 62,380 2.96 $23.07 $47,990
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 10,030 0.79 $26.37 $54,850
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 9,020 0.17 $28.39 $59,060
Traveler Accommodation 2,310 0.12 $23.36 $48,580
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 1,800 0.06 $24.12 $50,170

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 62,380 2.96 $23.07 $47,990
Death Care Services 1,520 1.11 $23.50 $48,870
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 10,030 0.79 $26.37 $54,850
Land Subdivision 200 0.49 $25.96 $53,990
RV (Recreational Vehicle) Parks and Recreational Camps 240 0.43 $19.06 $39,650

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 $32.48 $67,550
Grantmaking and Giving Services 30 0.02 $31.46 $65,440
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction (8) (8) $30.22 $62,860
Other Schools and Instruction 40 0.01 $28.61 $59,510
Support Activities for Crop Production 150 0.04 $28.54 $59,360


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 10,280 0.62 0.87 $26.97 $56,090
Florida 8,760 1.04 1.48 $23.08 $48,000
Texas 6,180 0.52 0.74 $22.51 $46,820
New York 5,280 0.57 0.82 $26.70 $55,530
Illinois 3,930 0.66 0.94 $26.10 $54,280




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 760 1.20 1.70 $25.83 $53,720
Arizona 3,020 1.12 1.59 $19.35 $40,250
Maryland 2,970 1.11 1.58 $25.42 $52,880
Arkansas 1,270 1.05 1.50 $19.40 $40,340
Rhode Island 500 1.04 1.48 $27.68 $57,570




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska (8) (8) (8) $32.11 $66,780
North Dakota 310 0.75 1.07 $31.18 $64,840
Connecticut 1,330 0.80 1.14 $28.96 $60,230
New Jersey 2,050 0.51 0.73 $28.03 $58,310
Rhode Island 500 1.04 1.48 $27.68 $57,570



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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-Scottsdale, AZ 2,470 1.25 1.77 $18.76 $39,010
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 2,470 0.37 0.52 $28.92 $60,160
Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division 1,980 1.52 2.15 $27.73 $57,680
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 1,890 0.72 1.03 $22.90 $47,620
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 1,870 0.51 0.73 $31.06 $64,600
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 1,820 0.72 1.03 $27.08 $56,340
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 1,800 0.41 0.58 $28.96 $60,240
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,580 0.82 1.16 $24.67 $51,320
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 1,430 0.57 0.81 $24.14 $50,220
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 1,390 1.02 1.45 $24.28 $50,500


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Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL 430 3.00 4.26 $27.04 $56,240
Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC 170 2.36 3.35 $26.09 $54,260
Lake County-Kenosha County, IL-WI Metropolitan Division 890 2.18 3.10 $20.54 $42,720
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA 400 2.17 3.09 $24.78 $51,550
North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL 630 2.16 3.08 $20.09 $41,780
Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 550 2.13 3.03 $26.75 $55,650
Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI 160 2.10 2.98 $26.12 $54,320
Manhattan, KS 80 2.06 2.92 $20.60 $42,850
Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL 100 2.05 2.91 $27.63 $57,470
Port St. Lucie, FL 280 2.00 2.84 $28.41 $59,090