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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 76045$19.74/hr$13.26/hr$16.15/hr$18.26/hr$22.26/hr$27.35/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and MiningN/AN/A
Trade, Transportation and Utilities220$23.31/hr
Financial Activities450$19.10/hr
Professional and Business Services10,320$22.86/hr
Education and Health Services390$25.59/hr
Leisure and Hospitality3,050$16.05/hr
Other Services580$18.15/hr
Public Administration1,400$21.90/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 240$21.07/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 330$18.70/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 380$18.62/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 380$21.34/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 420$19.09/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 520$19.42/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 540$18.47/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 560$18.19/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 760$18.26/hr13.1%
Southeast Balance of State 890$18.46/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 900$21.41/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 960$18.74/hr8.6%
Southeast Minnesota 1,300$18.59/hr6.8%
Northwest Balance of State 1,560$18.60/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 1,800$18.69/hr7.9%
Central Minnesota 1,900$21.83/hr8.2%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 9,620$22.83/hr7.1%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 11,200$22.83/hrN/A
Minnesota 16,880$21.63/hr7.7%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Foundry Mold and Coremakers 190$23.73/hr-3.1%
Tire Builders N/AN/AN/A
Helpers--Production Workers 3,150$19.57/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.