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Eastern Workforce Development Area (1Q 2020)
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Estimated employment980
Mean wage$17.42
Entry wage$12.43
10th percentile wage$11.62
50th percentile wage$15.46
90th percentile wage$25.64
Top Employing Industries
Professional and Business Services37038.2%
Public Administration28028.2%
Leisure and Hospitality21021.6%
Education and Health Services605.7%
Top Paying Industries
Median Wage
Education and Health Services60$22.67
Other Services$19.05
Professional and Business Services370$18.06
Leisure and Hospitality210$15.80
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$15.46 $14.64  $0.82
2019$14.65+5.5%$13.88 +5.5%$0.78
2018$14.11+3.9%$13.36 +3.9%$0.75
2017$13.66+3.3%$12.93 +3.3%$0.72
2016$13.19+3.5%$12.49 +3.5%$0.70
2015$12.97+1.7%$12.28 +1.7%$0.69
2014$12.71+2.0%$12.04 +2.0%$0.67
2013$12.55+1.3%$11.88 +1.3%$0.67
2012$12.37+1.5%$11.71 +1.5%$0.66
2011$12.19+1.4%$11.55 +1.4%$0.65
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$15.46 $23.16  -$7.70
2019$14.65+5.5%$22.22 +4.2%-$7.56
2018$14.11+3.9%$21.54 +3.1%-$7.43
2017$13.66+3.3%$20.97 +2.8%-$7.31
2016$13.19+3.5%$20.49 +2.3%-$7.29
2015$12.97+1.7%$20.06 +2.1%-$7.09
2014$12.71+2.0%$19.63 +2.2%-$6.92
2013$12.55+1.3%$19.23 +2.1%-$6.68
2012$12.37+1.5%$18.90 +1.7%-$6.53
2011$12.19+1.4%$18.61 +1.6%-$6.41
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
South Central $18.462,450
Southwest $17.984,220
North Central $17.693,860
Northwest $16.662,190
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
Southwest $17.984,220
North Central $17.693,860
South Central $18.462,450
Northwest $16.662,190
Wages in other areas
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