5 Highest-Paying States for Landscapers

Do some states pay professional landscapers better than others? According to data provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the answer is yes.

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Do some states pay professional landscapers better than others? According to data provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the answer is yes. The average professional landscaper salary in the United States is $30,940. Landscapers and groundskeepers: See if your state ranks among the top five best-paying states.

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#5: Connecticut

Average Yearly Salary: $36,700

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#4: Washington 

Average Yearly Salary: $36,910

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#3: Washington, DC 

Average Yearly Salary: $37,190

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#2: Massachusetts 

Average Yearly Salary: $38,090

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#1: Alaska 

Average Yearly Salary: $36,050

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The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects 11.3 percent employment growth for landscapers between 2016 and 2026.

Note: All salary information is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics and is accurate as of May 2018.

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Shawnna Stiver is a veteran lifestyle, marketing and news content writer, currently contributing to ecommerce companies in the parenting and babies space. She has written traditional, digital and social content for the following industries: beauty, consumer goods, entrepreneurship, financial services, health/wellness, home improvement/DIY, lifestyle, non-profit, parenting and self-improvement. She runs a website that connects people with brands that make a difference in the world: www.kindco.org.