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What You Need to Know About Grounds Maintenance Worker

Grounds Maintenance Worker Example All grounds maintenance workers not listed separately.

Other Grounds Maintenance Worker Job Titles

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  • Chimney Sweeper
  • Trailhead Maintenance Worker

Is There Going to be Demand for Grounds Maintenance Workers?

In the United States, there were 18,900 jobs for Grounds Maintenance Worker in 2016. New jobs are being produced at a rate of 9% which is above the national average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 1,700 new jobs for Grounds Maintenance Worker by 2026. There will be an estimated 2,500 positions for Grounds Maintenance Worker per year.


The states with the most job growth for Grounds Maintenance Worker are North Dakota, West Virginia, and Florida. Watch out if you plan on working in South Carolina, Pennsylvania, or Ohio. These states have the worst job growth for this type of profession.

Grounds Maintenance Worker Salary

The average yearly salary of a Grounds Maintenance Worker ranges between $20,590 and $63,020.


Grounds Maintenance Workers who work in Alabama, Pennsylvania, or Massachusetts, make the highest salaries.

How much do Grounds Maintenance Workers make in each U.S. state?

State Annual Mean Salary
Alabama $58,550
Alaska $42,600
Arizona $35,680
Arkansas $32,260
California $38,920
Colorado $42,540
Connecticut $46,900
District of Columbia $52,900
Florida $30,900
Georgia $47,100
Idaho $33,480
Illinois $40,640
Indiana $38,580
Iowa $35,870
Kansas $40,540
Kentucky $53,570
Louisiana $27,020
Maine $38,300
Maryland $35,710
Massachusetts $57,040
Michigan $50,390
Minnesota $45,710
Mississippi $36,750
Missouri $50,100
Montana $36,160
Nevada $50,030
New Hampshire $42,330
New Jersey $34,640
New Mexico $43,490
New York $29,520
North Carolina $45,830
Ohio $39,570
Oklahoma $33,230
Oregon $31,080
Pennsylvania $57,430
South Carolina $44,640
Tennessee $32,050
Texas $32,590
Utah $38,470
Vermont $36,180
Virginia $48,570
Washington $42,490
West Virginia $32,770
Wisconsin $51,090
Wyoming $27,350

Where do Grounds Maintenance Workers Work?


The table below shows some of the most common industries where those employed in this career field work.



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