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Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $12.53
Statewide median: $18.88

 

This career pays below the statewide median wage.


Wages for Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers *

Area Low Median High
U S
$10.11 $12.15 $15.23
Minnesota
$10.18 $12.53 $16.68
Central Minnesota
$10.23 $11.98 $14.31
Northeast Minnesota
$9.45 $12.08 $15.84
Northwest Minnesota
$9.54 $11.1 $14.4
Southeast Minnesota
$10.2 $12.39 $17.16
Southwest Minnesota
$9.04 $10.68 $13.65
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$10.72 $13.67 $17.96

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 14900 workers employed in this large career.

Where do Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in very high demand.

 

Future Demand

This career is high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 4030 new Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers to meet market demand between 2014-2024. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers
  Employment Employment Change
2014 2024 Number Percent
U S 1167800 1239600 71700 6.1%
Minnesota 18110 18880 770 4.2%
  2012 2022 Number Percent
Southwest Minnesota 1273 1342 69 5.4%
Southeast Minnesota 1404 1500 96 6.8%
Northeast Minnesota 1204 1274 70 5.8%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 8887 9591 704 7.9%
Northwest Minnesota 2219 2435 216 9.7%
Central Minnesota 1958 2207 249 12.7%


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