There are currently an estimated 38,000 lawn care specialists in the United States. The lawn care specialist job market is expected to grow by 7.9% between 2016 and 2026.

How employable are lawn care specialists?

CareerExplorer rates lawn care specialists with a D employability rating, meaning this career should provide weak employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 10,100 lawn care specialists. That number is based on 3,000 additional lawn care specialists, and the retirement of 7,100 existing lawn care specialists.

What’s the supply of lawn care specialists?

The lawn care specialist industry is concentrated in Florida, California, Illinois

Lawn Care Specialist job market by state

State Name Employed Lawn Care Specialists
Florida 2,760
California 2,720
Illinois 1,480
Iowa 1,220
Indiana 1,200
Texas 1,110
Pennsylvania 930
New York 790
Ohio 790
Washington 760
Georgia 720
Arizona 700
Michigan 660
South Dakota 610
Montana 550
Minnesota 540
Kansas 530
Tennessee 520
Wisconsin 490
Virginia 460
Missouri 410
North Dakota 390
Oklahoma 360
North Carolina 350
Arkansas 340
Louisiana 330
Utah 320
Idaho 310
Kentucky 230
New Jersey 220
Oregon 220
Wyoming 210
Nebraska 180
Alabama 180
New Mexico 170
Maryland 170
Nevada 130
Hawaii 110
West Virginia 100
Delaware 60
Puerto Rico 30