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How much does a Grounds Maintenance Worker make in Illinois?

Average Grounds Maintenance Worker Hourly Wage in Illinois

Grounds Maintenance Workers earn a median hourly wage of $12.55. Hourly wages typically start from $9.11 and go up to $20.58.

Average Grounds Maintenance Worker Yearly Salary in Illinois

Grounds Maintenance Workers earn a median salary of $26,100 per year. Salaries typically start from $18,950 and go up to $42,810.

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How to Become a Grounds Maintenance Worker

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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
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Grounds Maintenance Worker Earnings by Seniority

Top End Grounds Maintenance Worker Earnings

The highest earning Grounds Maintenance Workers in Illinois earn:

$20.58
an hour
$42,810
per year
Senior Grounds Maintenance Worker Earnings

Senior Grounds Maintenance Workers in Illinois earn:

$15.93
an hour
$33,140
per year
Experienced Grounds Maintenance Worker Earnings

Experienced Grounds Maintenance Workers in Illinois earn:

$12.55
an hour
$26,100
per year
Junior Grounds Maintenance Worker Earnings

Junior Grounds Maintenance Workers in Illinois earn:

$10.29
an hour
$21,400
per year
Starting Grounds Maintenance Worker Earnings

Starting Grounds Maintenance Workers in Illinois earn:

$9.11
an hour
$18,950
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 97% percent of Agriculture & Horticulture careers in Illinois. Grounds Maintenance Worker salaries are in the bottom 90% of all careers in Illinois.

Conservation Scientist Salary in Illinois $75k
Agricultural Engineer Salary in Illinois $68k
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Illinois $64k
Landscape Architect Salary in Illinois $50k
Agricultural and Food Science Technician Salary in Illinois $40k
Lawn Care Specialist Salary in Illinois $35k
Forest and Conservation Worker Salary in Illinois $32k
Grounds Maintenance Worker Salary $26k
Dairy Herdsperson Salary in Illinois $23k

Historical salary for Grounds Maintenance Workers in Illinois

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!

    Take the free career test
  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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