Landscape laborer

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What does a Landscape Laborer do?

A landscape laborer provides grounds keeping and maintenance for gardens, lawns and other landscapes to increase the visual or functional value of a certain property. They maintain all vegetation on the grounds, such as plants, trees, hedges and flowers.

Working as a Landscape Laborer

A landscape laborer monitors the entire landscape or designated area of a property. Duties include planting, watering and all-around tending to any plants, shrubs or trees. It is their responsibility to keep the landscape thriving, healthy, and effectively designed.

How much does a Landscape Laborer make in the United States?

Average base salary
8.6k salaries reported, updated at Jul 09, 2020
per hour
The average salary for a landscape laborer is $14.14 per hour in the United States and $4,500 overtime per year.
Additional compensation
per year
Most common benefits
  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Flexible schedule
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Frequently asked questions
Common questions about being a Landscape Laborer

What is landscaping experience?

While not all job opportunities may require experience, experience can include something as common as mowing lawns or something as complicated as maintaining fences. Experience in landscaping is as wide of an array as the tasks a landscape laborer performs.

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What tools does a landscape laborer use?

Landscape laborers use a variety of tools to tend to the areas they are assigned to maintain. Tools may include shovels, handsaws and rakes. For more challenging tasks, landscape laborers may be tasked with using electric clippers or chainsaws.

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