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Northwest Workforce Development Area (1Q 2020)
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Estimated employment2,190
Mean wage$17.88
Entry wage$13.20
10th percentile wage$12.32
50th percentile wage$16.66
90th percentile wage$26.40
Top Employing Industries
Professional and Business Services1,46066.5%
Leisure and Hospitality27012.2%
Public Administration23010.5%
Education and Health Services1205.5%
Top Paying Industries
Median Wage
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities$22.76
Other Services$21.02
Education and Health Services120$20.81
Public Administration230$16.39
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$16.66 $16.81  -$0.14
2019$15.79+5.5%$15.93 +5.5%-$0.14
2018$15.20+3.9%$15.34 +3.9%-$0.13
2017$14.71+3.3%$14.85 +3.3%-$0.13
2016$14.22+3.5%$14.35 +3.5%-$0.12
2015$13.97+1.7%$14.10 +1.7%-$0.12
2014$13.70+2.0%$13.82 +2.0%-$0.12
2013$13.52+1.3%$13.64 +1.3%-$0.12
2012$13.33+1.5%$13.45 +1.5%-$0.11
2011$13.14+1.4%$13.26 +1.4%-$0.11
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$16.66 $21.91  -$5.25
2019$15.79+5.5%$21.02 +4.2%-$5.22
2018$15.20+3.9%$20.38 +3.1%-$5.17
2017$14.71+3.3%$19.83 +2.8%-$5.11
2016$14.22+3.5%$19.38 +2.3%-$5.16
2015$13.97+1.7%$18.98 +2.1%-$5.00
2014$13.70+2.0%$18.57 +2.2%-$4.87
2013$13.52+1.3%$18.20 +2.1%-$4.67
2012$13.33+1.5%$17.88 +1.7%-$4.55
2011$13.14+1.4%$17.60 +1.6%-$4.46
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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