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Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

in Massachusetts

Landscape or maintain grounds of property using hand or power tools or equipment. Workers typically perform a variety of tasks, which may include any combination of the following: sod laying, mowing, trimming, planting, watering, fertilizing, digging, raking, sprinkler installation, and installation of mortarless segmental concrete masonry wall units. Excludes "Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse" (45-2092).

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
373011  Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 28,949 30,103 1,154 3.99 % 637 115 522 No formal educational credential 

Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Projection Table Definitions and Notes
Industry 2014
Employment
Projected 2024 Employment Change
2014-2024
2016
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediat    13,760  48 % 14,440  48 % 680  5 % $35,380
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries    3,090  11 % 3,250  11 % 160  5 % $29,930
Educational Services    940  3 % 1,000  3 % 60  7 % $43,680
Other Services (except Government)    660  2 % 690  2 % 30  5 % $33,740
Personal and Laundry Services    480  2 % 500  2 % 20  4 % $38,770
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    220  1 % 220  1 % 0  1 % $36,380
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries    140  0 % 150  1 % 10  7 % $29,850
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Department Economic Research
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