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Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

Job Information

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.


  • Most grounds maintenance workers need no formal education and are trained on the job; however, some workers may require formal education.
  • Occupational characteristics include full-time and part-time jobs, seasonal jobs, physically demanding work, and low earnings.
  • Job opportunities are expected to be good.


Personality I'm hands on
Salary $23,410/yr ($11.71/hr)
Job Outlook Bright
Education High School diploma