There are currently an estimated 1,197,900 grounds maintenance workers in the United States. The grounds maintenance worker job market is expected to grow by 11.3% between 2016 and 2026.
How employable are grounds maintenance workers?
CareerExplorer rates grounds maintenance workers with a B- employability rating, meaning this career should provide good employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 142,300 grounds maintenance workers. That number is based on 135,200 additional grounds maintenance workers, and the retirement of 7,100 existing grounds maintenance workers.
What’s the supply of grounds maintenance workers?
The grounds maintenance worker industry is concentrated in California, Florida, Texas
Grounds Maintenance Worker job market by state
|State Name||Employed Grounds Maintenance Workers|
|District of Columbia||670|
|Virgin Islands, U.S.||280|