Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers

General Information


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.

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Self-employed46.96%
  2. Private, for profit44.25%
  3. State and local government4.81%
  4. Private, not for profit2.55%
  5. Federal government0.48%

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure
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Average Salary



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Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Bachelor's degree 32%
  • High school 19%
  • Associate's degree 13%
  • Post-secondary certificate 13%
  • Some college 10%
  • Post-master's certificate 6%
  • Less than high school 4%
  • Master's degree 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • First professional degree 0%


  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Mechanical
  • Education and Training
  • Public Safety and Security
  • Administration and Management

Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership
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