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Landscapers and Grounds Managers
Employment for workers in this field is expected to grow faster than the average for all occupations through 2018, according to the Occupational Outlook Handbook. Employment of tree trimmers and pruners is expected to grow much faster than the average during the same time span. Landscapers and their services will be in strong demand due to increased construction of buildings, shopping malls, homes, and other structures. Upkeep and renovation of existing landscapes will create jobs as well. There is also a high degree of turnover in this field as many workers transfer to better-paying occupations, retire, or leave the field for other reasons.