The Essential Landscaper Salary Guide for 2022

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If you’re looking to hire a landscaper to join your team, you probably have some questions about what to pay them. To help you, we’ve put together the essential landscaper salary guide with up-to-date, crowdsourced data courtesy of Payscale. Below, you will find landscaper salary information based on national averages, years of experience, and geographic location.

How much do landscapers make in the United States?

There are a few factors that will affect the salary you pay your landscapers. Things to ask yourself include:

  • How much does a landscaper earn on average in the U.S.?
  • How much do landscapers make in the state where they live?
  • How much experience does the landscaper you’re looking to hire have?
  • How much does an entry-level landscaper make compared to an experienced landscaper?
  • Landscapers earn $34,570 per year on average
  • A landscaper’s hourly rate is $14.62 on average
  • Entry-level landscapers earn $31,304 per year on average
  • Experienced landscapers earn $41,553 per year on average

Average Landscaper Salary in the U.S.

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To help you better understand how to determine what you pay your employees, we have provided a detailed breakdown of landscaper salaries by state and by years of experience.

Use this information to ensure you are paying fair wages in your state to help attract and retain top performers.

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State-by-state average Landscaper salaries

Where your landscaper works will affect their average income. To illustrate, landscapers working in California earn $38,638 on average, whereas landscapers earn $35,132 in New Jersey and $30,461 in Florida.

Average Salary by State (USD)

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  • $40,000-$43,999
  • $36,000-$39,999
  • $32,000-$35,999
  • $28,000-$31,999
  • $24,000-$27,999

Landscaper salary by years of experience

Landscapers’ salaries increase as they earn experience. Here are national averages based on their levels of experience.

Average Salary by Experience (USD)

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< 1 year
$26,281
1-2 yrs
$28,049
3-5 yrs
$29,845
6-10 yrs
$31,614
11+ yrs
$35,299

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