Learn about the types of people who become lawn care specialists. This page goes into detail about the employment, gender, and ethnic ratios of the workplace.


Employment Type Mix, 2024

42% of lawn care specialists work in full-time roles while 58% work part-time.


Gender Mix By Career Interest, 2024

This graph shows the distribution of females and males that are interested in becoming a lawn care specialist. Four or five star ratings on CareerExplorer indicate interest.

More men than women are interested in becoming lawn care specialists at a ratio of 2.25 to 1.


Actual Gender Mix, 2024

15% of lawn care specialists are female and 85% are male.


Gender Bias, 2024

This is one of the most compelling statistics we collect. Gender bias shows the difference between gender interest in being a lawn care specialist and the actual gender mix of people in the career.

If there is a significant difference, then it means there is a gender imbalance between those interested in becoming a lawn care specialist and those who end up becoming one.

In this case there are more women interested in becoming a lawn care specialist than those actually working as one. It is hard to pinpoint the exact reasons why, but there are likely various forces at play, from changing interests over time to societal norms and biases.


Ethnic Mix, 2019

The largest ethnic group of lawn care specialists are White, making up 89% of the population. The next highest segments are Other and Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish, making up 4% and 4% respectively.