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Occupational Employment Statistics


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.

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Northeast Minnesota 709$27.42/hr$16.47/hr$24.11/hr$26.31/hr$31.91/hr$33.89/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and Utilities30$31.54/hr
Financial ActivitiesN/AN/A
Professional and Business Services1,420$26.20/hr
Education and Health Services30$33.98/hr
Leisure and Hospitality260$26.31/hr
Other Services30$26.04/hr
Public Administration220$33.80/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
St Cloud MN MSA 30$32.03/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 30$26.58/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 40$26.32/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 40$31.42/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 50$26.20/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 60$26.39/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 70$26.31/hr8.9%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 70$26.32/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 70$28.15/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 70$31.42/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 130$31.10/hr2.6%
Southeast Balance of State 140$26.72/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 170$29.75/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 180$26.32/hr5.5%
Northwest Minnesota 190$30.55/hr6.0%
Central Minnesota 210$29.77/hr7.5%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 1,220$30.49/hr5.5%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 1,410$29.02/hrN/A
Minnesota 2,010$29.77/hr5.3%

  • Schedule work for crews, depending on work priorities, crew or equipment availability, or weather conditions.
  • Direct activities of workers who perform duties, such as landscaping, cultivating lawns, or pruning trees and shrubs.
  • Provide workers with assistance in performing duties as necessary to meet deadlines.
  • Maintain required records, such as personnel information or project records.
  • Monitor project activities to ensure that instructions are followed, deadlines are met, and schedules are maintained.
  • Prepare or maintain required records, such as work activity or personnel reports.
  • Confer with other supervisors to coordinate work activities with those of other departments or units.
  • Negotiate with customers regarding fees for landscaping, lawn service, or groundskeeping work.
  • Design or supervise the installation of sprinkler systems, calculating water pressure, or valve and pipe coverage needs.
  • Perform administrative duties, such as authorizing leaves or processing time sheets.