Groundskeeper Salary in the United States

How much does a Groundskeeper make in the United States? The average Groundskeeper salary in the United States is $36,716 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $31,441 and $43,600. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Description

Groundskeeper cuts and maintains lawns and grass. Rakes and maintains leaves, and cares for plants, flowers, trees and shrubs. Being a Groundskeeper determines the appropriate plants or shrubs for walkways or garden areas. Provides grounds maintenance in all seasons. Additionally, Groundskeeper maintains the grounds and environment of a facility in a clean, attractive, orderly, safe, and healthy condition. May operate light trucks and assorted power equipment. May require horticultural training. Responsible for snow and dirt removal. May require a high school diploma or its equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor/manager. The Groundskeeper possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. Works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area. May require 0-1 year of general work experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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  1. This Job:

    Groundskeeper

    0 - 1 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

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    Groundskeeper, Sr.

    1 - 3 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

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