• First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers
  • Architecture and Construction
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 48,750
    $37,870 range bar $77,340
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Slow Growing
  • 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.

What do they typically do

  • Plant or maintain vegetation using activities like mulching, fertilizing, watering, mowing, or pruning
  • Set up and enforce operating procedures and work standards to ensure adequate performance and employee safety
  • Provide workers with assistance in performing duties as necessary to meet deadlines
  • Schedule work for crews based on work priorities, availability of crew or equipment, or weather conditions
  • Train workers to do tasks such as transplanting or pruning trees or shrubs, finishing cement, using equipment, or caring for turf
  • Supervise workers who perform duties such as landscaping, cultivating lawns, or pruning trees and shrubs
  • Monitor project activities to make sure workers follow instructions, meet deadlines, and maintain schedules
  • Inspect completed work to make sure it meets specifications, standards, and contract requirements

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth +0.8%
Job Openings 1,135

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