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Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers - What They Do


Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers generally receive Short-term on-the-job training before they are capable of performing their job at an acceptable level. Once employed, Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers can expect to earn an average of $24,000 per year throughout their career.

In addition, over the next 10 years Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers will be one of the fastest growing occupations. They should experience a 18.1% rate of growth during this time period. In respect to starting your own business, Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers are extremely entrepreneurial in nature. Currently, 20.5% of the employment base is classified as self-employed.

Given the job environment today, it should come as no surprise that Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers are currently facing unemployment levels approaching 10.0%.

Academic Programs of Interest

Utility Arborist
The Utility Arborist Program is designed to teach a student how to prune or clear vegetation in proximity to energized electrical equipment, structures and conductors. A student can generally complete the Utility Arborist Program within 2 years. Approx. 6 weeks of the program will be held in a classroom ...more