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1manCrew
07-23-2003, 06:49 PM
Grounds maintenance workers held about 1.1 million jobs in 2000. Employment was distributed as follows:

Landscaping and groundskeepingworkers 894,000
First-line supervisors/managersof landscaping, lawn service, and groundskeeping workers 159,000
Tree trimmers and pruners 52,000
Pesticide handlers, sprayers, and applicators, vegetation 27,000

Median hourly earnings in 2000 of grounds maintenance workers were as follows:

First-line supervisors/managers of landscaping, lawn service, and groundskeeping workers $14.70
Tree trimmers and pruners 11.41
Pesticide handlers, sprayers, and applicators, vegetation 11.11
Landscaping and groundskeeping workers 8.80

Median hourly earnings in the industries employing the largest numbers of landscaping and groundskeeping workers in 2000 were as follows:

Local government $11.41
Real estate agents and managers 9.05
Subdividers and developers 8.71
Landscape and horticultural services 8.63
Miscellaneous amusement and recreation services 8.34
Real estate operators and lessors 8.18

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http://stats.bls.gov/oco/ocos172.htm

All County Lawns
07-24-2003, 12:51 AM
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Gopher Tech
07-24-2003, 07:45 PM
Very interesting information! Thanks for posting it!