Landscaping and grounds maintenance labourers assist with constructing landscapes and related structures.
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The work of landscaping and grounds maintenance labourers includes maintaining:
People in this occupational group work for landscaping and lawn care companies, golf courses, cemeteries, as well as the landscaping operations of public works departments and private organizations.
Estimated median employment income based on 2021 Job Bank median hourly wage rate (median annual salary = hourly wage rate x 40 (hours per week) x 52.14 (weeks per year))
Note:Estimated median employment income based on 2021 Job Bank median hourly wage rate (median annual salary = hourly wage rate x 40 (hours per week) x 52.14 (weeks per year))
Source: 2021 Job Bank Wage Report
Source: B.C. Labour Market Outlook
10 year expected job openings: 6,420
Landscaping and grounds maintenance labourers perform some or all of the following duties:
Key aspects of the work in this occupational group:
Source: 2016 Census
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Progression to technical or supervisory occupations in landscaping and horticulture is possible with additional training or experience.
Additional resources are not currently available for this career.