Highest Paying Industries for Grounds Maintenance Workers

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Postal Service (federal government)28.6759630
Federal government, including the US Postal Service23.9849880
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing22.3146400
Federal Executive Branch21.544720
Transportation and Warehousing2143690
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation20.5442730
Rail Transportation20.5242680
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution20.3342290
Engineering Services19.6740920
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Local government owned18.738900
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities18.3738200
Support Activities for Road Transportation16.7934930
Masonry Contractors16.7734880
Machinery Manufacturing16.5734470
Radio Broadcasting16.1433580
Computer Systems Design and Related Services16.0333330
Exterminating and Pest Control Services16.0333330
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing15.9933260
Forestry and Logging15.9533170
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Privately owned15.9433150
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned15.8933040
Junior colleges, Local government owned15.8332920
Educational Support Services (including private, state, and local government schools)15.8132890
Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing15.8132880
Water, Sewage and Other Systems15.7832830
Educational Services, Privately owned15.7432740
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors15.7332710
Casino Hotels15.6432530
Warehousing and Storage15.5932440
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, State government owned15.5832410
Basic Chemical Manufacturing15.5832400
Personal and Household Goods Repair and Maintenance15.5232280
Other Financial Investment Activities15.532250
Educational Services, Local government owned15.4532130
Elementary and Secondary Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)15.4532130
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Local government owned15.3832000
Specialty hospitals, State government owned15.3531930
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses15.3431910
Broadcasting (except Internet)15.3231860
Radio and Television Broadcasting15.3231860
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing15.3131850
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities15.2531730
Specialized Design Services15.2431700
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)15.231620
Local government, including schools and hospitals15.1731550
Support Activities for Transportation15.1531510
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals15.1531500
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service15.1331470
Federal, State, and Local Government15.1231450
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service15.1231450
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Privately owned15.1131420
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers15.0931390
Scientific Research and Development Services15.0831370
General Rental Centers15.0631330
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods15.0531310
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)15.0531300
Hospitals, Privately owned15.0331270
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers15.0131220
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)14.9931180
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)14.9331060
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences14.9231040
Offices of Dentists14.9231030
Finance and Insurance14.930980
Beverage Manufacturing14.8930970
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing14.8830960
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing14.8830940
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers14.8630910
Home Health Care Services14.8630900
Grantmaking and Giving Services14.8230830
Other Specialty Trade Contractors14.8130810
Chemical Manufacturing14.8130800
Other Personal Services14.830790
Wholesale Trade14.7830730
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)14.7630710
Offices of Physicians14.6930560
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing14.5630280
Ambulatory Health Care Services14.5530270
Technical and trade schools, Privately owned14.5230200
Miscellaneous Manufacturing14.4430030
Insurance Carriers14.4129970
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers14.3929940
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, Privately owned14.3929920
Nonstore Retailers14.3829910
Specialty Trade Contractors14.3429830
Elementary and Secondary Schools, State government owned14.3329800
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing14.3229780
Plastics Product Manufacturing14.3229780
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services14.3129760
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction14.329740
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing14.2429620
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing14.2329590
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned14.2129550
Support Activities for Crop Production14.1829500
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)14.1729470
Paper Manufacturing14.1629450
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction14.1529420
Educational Services, State government owned14.1229360
Hospitals, State government owned14.1129340
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors14.0929300
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing14.0329170
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting1429120
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions1429110
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services13.9929090
Support Activities for Air Transportation13.9829070
Offices of Other Health Practitioners13.9729070
Mining (except Oil and Gas)13.9729060
Building Equipment Contractors13.9429000
Support Activities for Agriculture and Forestry13.9428980
State government, including schools and hospitals13.9328970
Management of Companies and Enterprises13.9228960
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing13.928920
Technical and Trade Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)13.8928890
Support Activities for Rail Transportation13.8728860
Other Information Services13.8528810
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers13.8428780
Outpatient Care Centers13.8428780
Residential Building Construction13.8228750
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers13.8128730
Waste Treatment and Disposal13.7828670
Spectator Sports13.7528600
Utility System Construction13.6928480
Construction of Buildings13.6728430
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers13.6528390
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services13.6528390
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals13.6228340
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)13.6228330
Specialty hospitals, Privately owned13.6128320
Building Finishing Contractors13.5328130
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing13.5328130
Hospitals, Local government owned13.5128100
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Local government owned13.4928070
Repair and Maintenance13.4928070
Rental and Leasing Services13.4928050
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing13.4828040
General Freight Trucking13.4828040
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services13.4728020
Social Advocacy Organizations13.3927860
Personal and Laundry Services13.3627780
Direct Selling Establishments13.3527760
Other Support Services13.3427740
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, State government owned13.3427740
Waste Management and Remediation Services13.3227710
Death Care Services13.3227700
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)13.3127690
Office Administrative Services13.327670
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction13.327660
Nonresidential Building Construction13.2727600
Telephone Call Centers13.2627570
Junior colleges, State government owned13.2527570
Religious Organizations13.2227490
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services13.227460
Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers13.1827410
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)13.1727390
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction13.1627380
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries13.1627370
All industries13.1527350
Facilities Support Services13.1327320
Truck Transportation13.1227280
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities13.1127260
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)13.127250
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly13.0827200
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities13.0727190
Food Manufacturing13.0327100
Other schools and instruction, Local government owned12.9927020
Other Schools and Instruction (including private, state, and local government schools)12.9927010
Other schools and instruction, Privately owned12.9927010
Activities Related to Real Estate12.9826990
Automobile Dealers12.9526940
Services to Buildings and Dwellings12.9326890
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities12.9226880
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services12.926830
Administrative and Support Services12.926830
Landscaping Services12.926830
Support Activities for Animal Production12.8926800
Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services12.8826780
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations12.8726770
All industries, private ownership only12.8526720
Offices of Real Estate Agents and Brokers12.8426710
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities12.8126650
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing12.8126640
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, and Book Stores12.7926600
Full-Service Restaurants12.7826590
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores12.7726570
Sporting Goods Stores12.7726570
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations12.7726560
Traveler Accommodation12.7526510
Business Support Services12.7426500
Oil and Gas Extraction12.6826370
Miscellaneous Store Retailers12.6726360
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers12.6626330
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing12.6526300
Other Residential Care Facilities12.6426300
Real Estate12.6426290
Roofing Contractors12.6126220
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services12.6126220
Individual and Family Services12.5826170
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services12.5826160
Restaurants and Other Eating Places12.5726150
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods12.5526110
Amusement Parks and Arcades12.5526110
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing12.5126020
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores12.4925980
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers12.4725940
Performing Arts Companies12.4525900
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers12.4425880
Retail Trade12.4325850
Educational Support Services, Privately owned12.4225840
Investigation and Security Services12.4125810
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing12.3825750
Accommodation and Food Services12.3725730
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers12.3725720
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing12.3325640
Civic and Social Organizations12.3225630
Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers12.3225620
Lessors of Real Estate12.325590
Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers12.2925560
Land Subdivision12.2625500
Support Activities for Mining12.2525480
Food Services and Drinking Places12.2425470
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities12.2225410
Specialized Freight Trucking12.1325230
Social Assistance12.0925140
Employment Services12.0825120
Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters12.0825120
Junior colleges, Privately owned12.0725110
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events12.0725100
Wood Product Manufacturing12.0625090
Child Day Care Services12.0425040
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers11.9924940
Office Supplies, Stationery, and Gift Stores11.9724890
Drycleaning and Laundry Services11.9524860
Consumer Goods Rental11.9224780
Gambling Industries11.9124770
Vocational Rehabilitation Services11.8524640
Investigation, Guard, and Armored Car Services11.8224580
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors11.7924520
Special Food Services11.7924510
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation11.7724480
Other Wood Product Manufacturing11.7224370
Rooming and Boarding Houses11.7124360
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries11.6224170
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities11.6124160
Other Automotive Repair and Maintenance11.6124150
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries11.624130
RV (Recreational Vehicle) Parks and Recreational Camps11.624130
Animal Slaughtering and Processing11.5924100
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation11.5824090
Food and Beverage Stores11.5424010
Used Merchandise Stores11.5223960
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing11.523920
Gasoline Stations11.4223750
Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying11.3123530
Veterinary Services11.2523400
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries11.1523200
Automotive Repair and Maintenance11.1123120
Grocery Stores11.0923080
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers11.0723020
Primary Metal Manufacturing11.0422960
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance11.0322940
Motion Picture and Video Industries10.8222510
Building Material and Supplies Dealers10.822470
Waste Collection10.6722200
Sawmills and Wood Preservation10.4921810
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers10.4721770
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities9.720170
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages9.720170
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages)8.8918500

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