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How much does a Grounds Maintenance Worker make in the United States?

Average Grounds Maintenance Worker Hourly Wage in the United States

Grounds Maintenance Workers earn a median hourly wage of $12.03. Hourly wages typically start from $8.87 and go up to $19.00.

Average Grounds Maintenance Worker Yearly Salary in the United States

Grounds Maintenance Workers earn a median salary of $25,030 per year. Salaries typically start from $18,460 and go up to $39,520.

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    • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry | Dover, DE
      Offers: Certificate
    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Associates, Bachelors
    • Goldey-Beacom College | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
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Grounds Maintenance Worker Earnings by Seniority

Top End Grounds Maintenance Worker Earnings

The highest earning Grounds Maintenance Workers in the United States earn:

$19.00
an hour
$39,520
per year
Senior Grounds Maintenance Worker Earnings

Senior Grounds Maintenance Workers in the United States earn:

$15.08
an hour
$31,370
per year
Experienced Grounds Maintenance Worker Earnings

Experienced Grounds Maintenance Workers in the United States earn:

$12.03
an hour
$25,030
per year
Junior Grounds Maintenance Worker Earnings

Junior Grounds Maintenance Workers in the United States earn:

$10.01
an hour
$20,820
per year
Starting Grounds Maintenance Worker Earnings

Starting Grounds Maintenance Workers in the United States earn:

$8.87
an hour
$18,460
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Grounds Maintenance Worker salary comparison

Grounds Maintenance Workers earn less than 93% percent of Agriculture & Horticulture careers. Grounds Maintenance Worker salaries are in the bottom 89% of all careers in the United States.

Biofuels Production Manager Salary $93k
Landscape Architect Salary $64k
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary $60k
Certified Crop Advisor Salary $49k
Farm Equipment Mechanic Salary $37k
Lawn Care Specialist Salary $32k
Agricultural Worker Salary $26k
Grounds Maintenance Worker Salary $25k
Nursery Worker Salary $19k

Historical salary for Grounds Maintenance Workers in the United States

Grounds Maintenance Worker salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Grounds Maintenance Worker Salary in District of Columbia $16.86 $35,060 # 1
Grounds Maintenance Worker Salary in Massachusetts $15.78 $32,820 # 2
Grounds Maintenance Worker Salary in Connecticut $14.67 $30,510 # 3
Grounds Maintenance Worker Salary in Washington $14.00 $29,110 # 4
Grounds Maintenance Worker Salary in Alaska $15.05 $31,300 # 5
Grounds Maintenance Worker Salary in New York $14.06 $29,250 # 6
Grounds Maintenance Worker Salary in Hawaii $14.93 $31,050 # 7
Grounds Maintenance Worker Salary in Vermont $13.95 $29,020 # 8
Grounds Maintenance Worker Salary in Rhode Island $13.72 $28,540 # 9
Grounds Maintenance Worker Salary in Maine $13.97 $29,060 # 10
Grounds Maintenance Worker Salary in Wyoming $13.85 $28,810 # 11
Grounds Maintenance Worker Salary in California $12.74 $26,490 # 12
Grounds Maintenance Worker Salary in New Hampshire $13.78 $28,650 # 13
Grounds Maintenance Worker Salary in Oregon $13.33 $27,720 # 14
Grounds Maintenance Worker Salary in Idaho $12.99 $27,020 # 15
Grounds Maintenance Worker Salary in Illinois $12.55 $26,100 # 16
Grounds Maintenance Worker Salary in Colorado $13.15 $27,350 # 17
Grounds Maintenance Worker Salary in Minnesota $12.41 $25,810 # 18
Grounds Maintenance Worker Salary in New Jersey $12.33 $25,650 # 19
Grounds Maintenance Worker Salary in Maryland $12.82 $26,660 # 20
Grounds Maintenance Worker Salary in Delaware $12.61 $26,230 # 21
Grounds Maintenance Worker Salary in Pennsylvania $12.55 $26,100 # 22
Grounds Maintenance Worker Salary in North Dakota $12.29 $25,570 # 23
Grounds Maintenance Worker Salary in Virginia $12.26 $25,500 # 24
Grounds Maintenance Worker Salary in Wisconsin $12.14 $25,240 # 25
Grounds Maintenance Worker Salary in Michigan $11.57 $24,060 # 26
Grounds Maintenance Worker Salary in Nebraska $11.89 $24,730 # 27
Grounds Maintenance Worker Salary in Iowa $11.88 $24,710 # 28
Grounds Maintenance Worker Salary in Nevada $11.45 $23,820 # 29
Grounds Maintenance Worker Salary in Missouri $11.90 $24,750 # 30
Grounds Maintenance Worker Salary in Montana $11.72 $24,370 # 31
Grounds Maintenance Worker Salary in Tennessee $11.94 $24,840 # 32
Grounds Maintenance Worker Salary in Georgia $11.93 $24,820 # 33
Grounds Maintenance Worker Salary in Ohio $11.26 $23,410 # 34
Grounds Maintenance Worker Salary in Kansas $11.76 $24,450 # 35
Grounds Maintenance Worker Salary in Utah $11.87 $24,700 # 36
Grounds Maintenance Worker Salary in Texas $11.27 $23,450 # 37
Grounds Maintenance Worker Salary in North Carolina $11.53 $23,990 # 38
Grounds Maintenance Worker Salary in Indiana $11.46 $23,850 # 39
Grounds Maintenance Worker Salary in Alabama $10.80 $22,470 # 40
Grounds Maintenance Worker Salary in South Dakota $11.39 $23,690 # 41
Grounds Maintenance Worker Salary in Arizona $11.03 $22,930 # 42
Grounds Maintenance Worker Salary in Louisiana $10.89 $22,640 # 43
Grounds Maintenance Worker Salary in Kentucky $11.22 $23,340 # 44
Grounds Maintenance Worker Salary in Florida $10.91 $22,690 # 45
Grounds Maintenance Worker Salary in New Mexico $11.21 $23,310 # 46
Grounds Maintenance Worker Salary in Oklahoma $10.91 $22,680 # 47
Grounds Maintenance Worker Salary in West Virginia $10.68 $22,220 # 48
Grounds Maintenance Worker Salary in South Carolina $10.73 $22,310 # 49
Grounds Maintenance Worker Salary in Arkansas $10.73 $22,310 # 50
Grounds Maintenance Worker Salary in Mississippi $10.53 $21,910 # 51
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

How to Become a Grounds Maintenance Worker

Interested in becoming a Grounds Maintenance Worker? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good grounds maintenance worker? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

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  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry | Dover, DE
      Offers: Certificate
    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Associates, Bachelors
    • Goldey-Beacom College | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
  3. Get Hired

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