The median hourly wage of grounds maintenance workers was $11.41 in May 2010. The median wage is the wage at which half the workers in an occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $8.19, and the top 10 percent earned more than $18.27.
Median hourly wages for grounds maintenance occupations in May 2010 were the following:
Many grounds maintenance jobs are seasonal. Jobs are most common in the spring, summer, and fall, when planting, mowing, and trimming are necessary.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-13 Edition