Occupation Information | Department of Labor Research and Analysis

Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers (37-3011)

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. Excludes Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse (45-2092).
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 1179 1198 1.61 49 105 156
United States 1205200 1311600 0.0 51500 111400 173600
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with very high employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 16.25 10.96 13.01 15.26 18.72 23.23
Alaska 18.09 12.46 14.16 17.40 21.34 25.38
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 17.23 12.71 13.91 16.34 19.29 24.44
Fairbanks North Star Borough 20.92 12.03 16.32 21.50 24.24 29.38
Balance of State 18.97 11.49 16.02 18.84 22.75 25.74

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.