Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

3.8/10 job score
risk level
by 2031
or $16.55 hourly
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 86% (Robots are watching)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Manual Dexterity
Assisting and Caring for Others
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What do you think the risk of automation is?

How likely do you think this occupation will be taken over by robots/AI within the next 20 years?

How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers' job openings is expected to rise 4.8% by 2031
'Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers' is expected to be an average growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

What are the median wages for 'Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers' was $34,430, or $16.55 hourly
'Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers' are paid 24.8% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as landscaping and groundskeeping workers?

As of 2021 there were 892,450 people employed as Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers within the United States.
This represents around 0.63% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 157 people are employed as Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers.

Job description

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.

SOC Code: 37-3011.00


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kevin (Highly likely) says
because it says that we are doomed
May 18, 2020 at 10:03 AM
Nick Drewiega says
95% on Landscaping
Sep 06, 2019 at 12:41 PM
lean says
Well, the risk is so high
Jul 30, 2020 at 09:28 AM

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