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Estimated employment3,880
Mean wage$18.49
Entry wage$12.73
10th percentile wage$11.94
50th percentile wage$17.13
90th percentile wage$28.42
Top Employing Industries
Professional and Business Services2,66068.5%
Leisure and Hospitality63016.3%
Public Administration3208.1%
Education and Health Services801.9%
Top Paying Industries
Median Wage
Public Administration32023.95
Education and Health Services8022.29
Professional and Business Services2,66017.92
Leisure and Hospitality63013.04
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).
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$17.13 $16.73  $0.40
2019$16.24+5.5%$15.86 +5.5%$0.38
2018$15.63+3.9%$15.27 +3.9%$0.36
2017$15.13+3.3%$14.78 +3.3%$0.35
2016$14.62+3.5%$14.28 +3.5%$0.34
2015$14.37+1.7%$14.03 +1.7%$0.34
2014$14.08+2.0%$13.75 +2.0%$0.33
2013$13.90+1.3%$13.58 +1.3%$0.32
2012$13.70+1.5%$13.38 +1.5%$0.32
2011$13.51+1.4%$13.20 +1.4%$0.32
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$17.13 $24.96  -$7.83
2019$16.24+5.5%$23.95 +4.2%-$7.70
2018$15.63+3.9%$23.22 +3.1%-$7.58
2017$15.13+3.3%$22.60 +2.8%-$7.46
2016$14.62+3.5%$22.08 +2.3%-$7.46
2015$14.37+1.7%$21.62 +2.1%-$7.24
2014$14.08+2.0%$21.16 +2.2%-$7.07
2013$13.90+1.3%$20.73 +2.1%-$6.82
2012$13.70+1.5%$20.37 +1.7%-$6.67
2011$13.51+1.4%$20.05 +1.6%-$6.54
Note: The mid-wage is the median wage. The average wage is the mean wage. The entry-level wage is equal to the average of the lower third of reported wages for the occupation. The wage range consists of the 10th and 90th percentiles; 80% of workers earn between this wage range, 10% earn less while 10% earn more.
Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2020
Top Areas For This Occupation
Best Pay
Median Wage / Employment
New Haven $19.571,990
Danbury $17.80740
Bridgeport-Stamford $17.764,770
Hartford $17.133,880
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
Bridgeport-Stamford $17.764,770
Hartford $17.133,880
New Haven $19.571,990
Norwich-New London $17.13790
Wages in other areas
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