Lawn and Gardening Service Owners

Lawn and gardening service owners maintain the lawns of residential and commercial properties. They cut grass and shrubbery, clean yards, and treat grass with fertilizer and insecticides. They may also landscape, which involves the arrangement of lawns, trees, and bushes. There are about 1.5 million people employed in the grounds maintenance industry.


Quick Facts
Alternate Title(s) None
Salary Range Below $25,000 to $75,000
Work Environment Primarily Outdoors
Education and Training
  • High School Diploma
Related School Subjects
  • Agriculture
  • Biology
  • Technical/Shop
Skills
  • Business Management
  • Organizational
  • Sales
Personality Traits
  • Enterprising
  • Organized
  • Realistic
Licensure/Certification Required

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