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Grounds Keeper Salary

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Salary Data for Grounds Keeper

$30,796 (USD)/yr

$15 (USD)/hr

$360 (USD)/yr

$30,487 (USD)/yr

$15 (USD)/hr

$360 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Sustains grounds of industrial, commercial, or public property. Cuts lawns, using hand mower or power mower. Trims and edges around walks, flowerbeds, and walls, using clippers, weed cutters, and edging tools. Prunes shrubs and trees to shape and improve growth or remove damaged leaves, branches, or twigs, using shears, pruners, or chain saw. Sprays lawn, shrubs, and trees with fertilizer, herbicides, and insecticides, using hand or automatic sprayer. Rakes and bags or burns leaves, using rake. Cleans grounds and removes litter, using spiked stick or broom. Shovels snow from walks and driveways. Spreads salt on public passage ways to prevent ice buildup. Plants grass, flowers, trees, and shrubs, using gardening tools. Waters lawn and shrubs, using hose or by activating fixed or portable sprinkler system.
The average grounds keeper salary in United States is $30,796 or an equivalent hourly rate of $15. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $360. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$23,810 (USD)

$36,468 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$35,701 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Grounds Keeper will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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