First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers (37-1012)

Occupation description:  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.

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Employment and Job Openings

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 99104 5.11 22
United States 178,000187,400 5.3940 2,9703,900

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities. Read more.


2015 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 22.5513.0516.31 21.1527.4834.80
Alaska 22.4516.0818.06 21.3624.5629.43
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 21.5216.7019.70 21.8223.9226.70

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
11515 13.040.2 32.4
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation28
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation13
UI claimants previously working in occupation19
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 297
Number of job position postings 24
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 12.4

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: High school diploma or equivalent Work experience: Less than 5 years On-the-job training: None

Training Resources

 Degree
Beacon Occupational Health and Safety Services   (Anchorage)
Respiratory Protection (NSTC and OSHA Offered)

 Degree
Satori Group Inc   (Anchorage)
Hazard Communication