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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).

Occupation Projection for Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
373011  Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 27,066 29,773 2,707 10.00 % 1,327 2,030 271 3,628 No formal educational credential 

Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers Projections by Industry

Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2017
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediat    13,530  50 % 14,890  50 % 1,360  10 % $36,680
Administrative and Support Services    13,530  50 % 14,890  50 % 1,360  10 % $36,680
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation    2,940  11 % 3,260  11 % 320  11 % $31,530
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries    2,800  10 % 3,110  10 % 310  11 % $31,520
Educational Services    710  3 % 800  3 % 90  13 % $44,390
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    670  2 % 710  2 % 40  5 % $35,220
Other Services (except Government)    400  1 % 410  1 % 10  3 % $34,090
Real Estate    210  1 % 230  1 % 20  9 % $37,140
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction    190  1 % 190  1 % 0  1 % $40,120
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Org    170  1 % 180  1 % 10  6 % $30,760
Personal and Laundry Services    160  1 % 170  1 % 10  1 % $37,520
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities    130  0 % 150  1 % 20  18 % $36,980
Accommodation and Food Services    120  0 % 130  0 % 10  8 % $33,390
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Economic Research
This workforce product was funded by a grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration. (more...)