Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016

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)
103,070 1.6 % $23.46 $48,790 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $13.65 $16.96 $21.99 $28.52 $36.09
Annual Wage (2) $28,400 $35,280 $45,740 $59,330 $75,060


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 62,930 3.03 $22.50 $46,810
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 10,430 0.85 $25.94 $53,950
Local Government (OES Designation) 9,390 0.17 $27.51 $57,220
Traveler Accommodation 2,270 0.12 $22.00 $45,770
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 1,830 0.06 $24.22 $50,370

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 62,930 3.03 $22.50 $46,810
Death Care Services 1,740 1.28 $23.31 $48,480
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 10,430 0.85 $25.94 $53,950
RV (Recreational Vehicle) Parks and Recreational Camps 270 0.51 $18.74 $38,970
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores 780 0.49 $23.52 $48,920

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers (8) (8) $38.07 $79,180
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 170 0.01 $31.83 $66,210
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction 60 0.06 $30.58 $63,610
Amusement Parks and Arcades 140 0.07 $28.70 $59,700
Other Schools and Instruction 30 0.01 $28.58 $59,460


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 11,370 0.71 0.97 $25.34 $52,710
Florida 9,430 1.15 1.56 $22.34 $46,470
Texas 6,680 0.57 0.77 $22.79 $47,410
New York 4,770 0.52 0.71 $26.38 $54,870
Illinois 4,440 0.75 1.03 $25.46 $52,950




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)
Arizona 3,230 1.22 1.66 $18.73 $38,950
Hawaii 740 1.18 1.61 $24.41 $50,770
Florida 9,430 1.15 1.56 $22.34 $46,470
Alabama 2,020 1.05 1.44 $19.85 $41,280
Arkansas 1,210 1.02 1.39 $19.03 $39,580




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) $31.98 $66,510
District of Columbia 60 0.09 0.12 $31.19 $64,870
Connecticut 1,530 0.92 1.25 $27.90 $58,040
New Jersey 2,250 0.57 0.77 $27.75 $57,730
Massachusetts 3,360 0.97 1.32 $26.61 $55,340





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 2,590 1.34 1.82 $18.21 $37,880
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 2,380 0.65 0.89 $28.76 $59,820
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 2,320 0.35 0.48 $29.91 $62,220
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 2,150 0.51 0.69 $26.15 $54,390
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 2,040 0.80 1.09 $22.33 $46,440
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 1,870 0.64 0.87 $20.11 $41,840
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,750 0.92 1.25 $23.39 $48,650
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 1,660 0.67 0.91 $26.97 $56,090
Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 1,550 0.99 1.35 $24.84 $51,670
Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division 1,420 1.11 1.51 $27.79 $57,800