Q:

# How much do landscapers make on average?

A:

In 2014, the average hourly wage of a landscaper in the United States was \$9.92, according to PayScale, a company that collects and publishes wage data. From the 1,164 people reporting their wages, the company found that the average pay range was between \$8.63 and \$15.29 per hour. Overtime increased these wages to a pay range between \$12.35 and \$20.45 per hour.

Know More

## Keep Learning

On an annual basis, these landscaping specialists had a median salary of \$34,808, in 2014. A median wage is defined as a wage that falls in the middle; half the workers earned below this figure, and half the workers earned above this figure. The average yearly salary was about \$22,000. The average yearly salary range was between \$17,867 and \$102,699. Workers in Jacksonville, Fla.; Nashville, Tenn.; and Austin, Texas, earned below the national average. This yearly national salary data was based on 152 people reporting to PayScale.

In 2013, landscaping and groundskeeping workers had a median hourly wage of \$11.51, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. These workers had an annual median wage of \$23,940. The government's statistics show that the lowest earners made approximately \$17,550 per year, while the highest earners made approximately \$38,200 per year.

Sources:

## Related Questions

• A:

The average hourly wage for a painter was \$18.89 as of May 2013, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Ten percent of painters earned up to \$11.22 per hour, while the top 10 percent earned \$29.94 per hour or higher.

Filed Under:
• A:

The average hourly wage for a receptionist as of May 2013 was \$13.20, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. This wage equates to an annual salary of \$27,450. Among top employers, dentist offices paid the highest average wage at \$15.55 per hour.

Filed Under:
• A:

The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that the average hourly wage of veterinarians is \$46.22 as of 2013, which would result in roughly \$370 a day for an eight-hour work period. Veterinarians earn an average annual salary of \$96,140, with the top 10 percent making nearly \$150,000 a year.