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Occupational Employment Statistics


37-3011 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

Landscape or maintain grounds of property using hand or power tools or equipment. Workers typically perform a variety of tasks, which may include any combination of the following: sod laying, mowing, trimming, planting, watering, fertilizing, digging, raking, sprinkler installation, and installation of mortarless segmental concrete masonry wall units. Excludes "Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse" (45-2092).

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Northeast Minnesota 73042$18.92/hr$13.58/hr$14.82/hr$17.75/hr$21.95/hr$26.95/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and MiningN/AN/A
Trade, Transportation and Utilities260$21.52/hr
Financial Activities220$17.43/hr
Professional and Business Services10,200$19.47/hr
Education and Health Services380$24.90/hr
Leisure and Hospitality2,710$15.04/hr
Other Services690$16.72/hr
Public Administration1,320$19.19/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 270$19.40/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 330$17.57/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 350$17.91/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 360$19.49/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 400$18.94/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 490$18.71/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 540$17.21/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 600$17.85/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 730$17.75/hr13.1%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 890$19.53/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 920$17.67/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 1,010$18.64/hr8.6%
Southeast Minnesota 1,270$18.35/hr6.8%
Northwest Balance of State 1,490$18.22/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 1,690$18.13/hr7.9%
Central Minnesota 1,940$18.90/hr8.2%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 9,300$19.45/hr7.1%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 10,920$19.40/hrN/A
Minnesota 16,370$18.91/hr7.7%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Foundry Mold and Coremakers 350$20.56/hr-3.1%
Tire Builders N/AN/AN/A
Helpers--Production Workers 4,870$18.65/hr-3.7%

  • Gather and remove litter.
  • Provide proper upkeep of sidewalks, driveways, parking lots, fountains, planters, burial sites, or other grounds features.
  • Operate vehicles or powered equipment, such as mowers, tractors, twin-axle vehicles, snow blowers, chain-saws, electric clippers, sod cutters, or pruning saws.
  • Use hand tools, such as shovels, rakes, pruning saws, saws, hedge or brush trimmers, or axes.
  • Care for established lawns by mulching, aerating, weeding, grubbing, removing thatch, or trimming or edging around flower beds, walks, or walls.
  • Mow or edge lawns, using power mowers or edgers.
  • Use irrigation methods to adjust the amount of water consumption and to prevent waste.
  • Water lawns, trees, or plants, using portable sprinkler systems, hoses, or watering cans.
  • Water lawns, trees, or plants, using portable sprinkler systems, hoses, or watering cans.
  • Mix and spray or spread fertilizers, herbicides, or insecticides onto grass, shrubs, or trees, using hand or automatic sprayers or spreaders.