• Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers
  • Architecture and Construction
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 29,610
    $21,120 range bar $40,000
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Fast Growing
  • Grounds maintenance workers make the grounds of houses, businesses, and parks attractive, orderly, and healthy so that people will enjoy a pleasant outdoor experience.

What do they typically do

  • Plant flowers, trees, and shrubs
  • Mow, edge, and fertilize lawns
  • Use hand or power tools to maintain or repair tools, equipment, or structures like buildings or fences
  • Remove dead, damaged, or unwanted trees
  • Use hand tools such as shovels, rakes, pruning saws, saws, hedge or brush trimmers, or axes
  • Trim hedges, shrubs, and small trees
  • Water lawns, landscapes, and gardens
  • Weed and mulch landscapes

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth +0.9%
Job Opening 6,320

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