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
Southeast Minnesota 14042$27.86/hr$21.93/hr$25.05/hr$27.41/hr$30.45/hr$34.34/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and Utilities20$27.19/hr
Professional and Business Services1,310$26.54/hr
Education and Health Services50$36.68/hr
Leisure and Hospitality210$27.35/hr
Other Services10$25.38/hr
Public Administration410$30.67/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Duluth MN-WI MSA 30$25.19/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 30$22.77/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 30$28.54/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 30$15.84/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 40$26.80/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 50$24.67/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 60$26.15/hr6.2%
Southeast Balance of State 60$26.81/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 70$24.15/hr3.0%
Southwest Balance of State 70$23.94/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 90$28.04/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 120$23.76/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 140$27.41/hr9.4%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 150$28.02/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 180$25.19/hr13.3%
Northwest Minnesota 180$23.46/hr7.9%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 1,440$29.88/hr9.3%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 1,520$29.38/hrN/A
Minnesota 2,010$27.72/hr9.0%

  • 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.
  • Perform administrative duties, such as authorizing leaves or processing time sheets.
  • Investigate work-related complaints to verify problems and to determine responses.