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Northwest Workforce Development Area (1Q 2020)
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Estimated employment270
Mean wage$28.69
Entry wage$21.61
10th percentile wage$21.09
50th percentile wage$27.57
90th percentile wage$41.45
Top Employing Industries
Professional and Business Services16058.9%
Leisure and Hospitality4015.2%
Public Administration3012.7%
Education and Health Services
Top Paying Industries
Median Wage
Education and Health Services$33.87
Public Administration30$28.28
Leisure and Hospitality40$27.89
Professional and Business Services160$26.66
First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers (37-1012)
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.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$27.57 $16.81  $10.76
2019$26.13+5.5%$15.93 +5.5%$10.20
2018$25.16+3.9%$15.34 +3.9%$9.82
2017$24.35+3.3%$14.85 +3.3%$9.50
2016$23.53+3.5%$14.35 +3.5%$9.18
2015$23.13+1.7%$14.10 +1.7%$9.03
2014$22.67+2.0%$13.82 +2.0%$8.85
2013$22.38+1.3%$13.64 +1.3%$8.73
2012$22.05+1.5%$13.45 +1.5%$8.61
2011$21.75+1.4%$13.26 +1.4%$8.49
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$27.57 $21.91  $5.66
2019$26.13+5.5%$21.02 +4.2%$5.11
2018$25.16+3.9%$20.38 +3.1%$4.78
2017$24.35+3.3%$19.83 +2.8%$4.52
2016$23.53+3.5%$19.38 +2.3%$4.15
2015$23.13+1.7%$18.98 +2.1%$4.15
2014$22.67+2.0%$18.57 +2.2%$4.09
2013$22.38+1.3%$18.20 +2.1%$4.18
2012$22.05+1.5%$17.88 +1.7%$4.17
2011$21.75+1.4%$17.60 +1.6%$4.14
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 $31.20210
Southwest $29.60340
Eastern $29.08170
North Central $28.79260
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
Southwest $29.60340
Northwest $27.57270
North Central $28.79260
South Central $31.20210
Wages in other areas
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