Research Summary. Using a database of 30 million profiles, Zippia estimates demographics and statistics for landscape contractors in the United States. Our estimates are verified against BLS, Census, and current job openings data for accuracy. After extensive research and analysis, Zippia's data science team found that:
- There are over 164,138 landscape contractors currently employed in the United States.
- 10.5% of all landscape contractors are women, while 89.5% are men.
- The average age of an employed landscape contractor is 41 years old.
- The most common ethnicity of landscape contractors is White (56.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (25.9%), Black or African American (9.4%) and Unknown (4.1%).
- In 2021, women earned 96% of what men earned.
- 3% of all landscape contractors are LGBT.
- Landscape contractors are 75% more likely to work at private companies in comparison to government companies.
Landscape Contractor Statistics By Gender
10.5% of landscape contractors are women and 89.5% of landscape contractors are men.
- Male, 89.5%
- Female, 10.5%
Landscape Contractors By Gender
Gender Pay Gap For Landscape Contractor
Women Earn 96¢ For Every $1 Earned By Men
Landscape Contractor Gender Over Time
This data shows how men and women predominate in the landscape contractor position over time.
Landscape Contractor Gender By Year
Landscape Contractor Male to Female Ratio
We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, tree climber and chemical mixer/loader have the biggest difference in gender.
|Mall Plant Caretaker||32%||68%|
Landscape Contractor Statistics By Race
The most common ethnicity among landscape contractors is White, which makes up 56.8% of all landscape contractors. Comparatively, there are 25.9% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 9.4% of the Black or African American ethnicity.
- White, 56.8%
- Hispanic or Latino, 25.9%
- Black or African American, 9.4%
- Unknown, 4.1%
- Asian, 2.3%
- American Indian and Alaska Native, 1.5%
Landscape Contractor Race
|Landscape Contractor Race||Percentages|
|Hispanic or Latino||25.9%|
|Black or African American||9.4%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||1.5%|
Landscape Contractor Race And Ethnicity Over Time
Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2010-2019 among landscape contractors.
- Hispanic or Latino
- Black or African American
Landscape Contractor Race By Year
|Year||White||Black or African American||Asian||Hispanic or Latino|
Landscape Contractor Wage Gap By Race
|Black or African American||$30,454|
|Hispanic or Latino||$31,755|
Average Age of a Landscape Contractor
We determined the average age of landscape contractors based on ethnicity and gender.
Landscape Contractor Age By Race
|Race||Male Age||Female Age|
|Black or African American||46||45|
|Hispanic or Latino||41||43|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||39|
Landscape Contractor Age Breakdown
This chart breaks down the ages of landscape contractor employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of landscape contractors is 40+ years old, which represents 53% of the population.
Landscape Contractor Age
|Landscape Contractor Years||Percentages|
Types of Landscape Contractor Degree Levels
The most common degree for landscape contractors is bachelor's degree 44% of landscape contractors earn that degree. A close second is high school diploma with 25% and rounding it off is associate degree with 19%.
- Bachelors, 44%
- High School Diploma, 25%
- Associate, 19%
- Diploma, 4%
- Other Degrees, 8%
Landscape Contractors By Education
|Landscape Contractor Degree||Percentages|
|High School Diploma||25%|
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Landscape Contractor Wage Gap By Education
|High School Diploma or Less||$30,240|
|Some College/ Associate Degree||$32,214|
Landscape Contractor Employment Statistics
This section highlights information about where landscape contractors work. We found most landscape contractors work for a private company. In addition, the industry that employs the most landscape contractors is the construction industry.
We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire landscape contractors.
< 50 employees
50 - 100 employees
100 - 500 employees
500 - 1,000 employees
1,000 - 10,000 employees
Landscape Contractor Jobs By Employer Size
|< 50 employees||18%|
|50 - 100 employees||29%|
|100 - 500 employees||26%|
|500 - 1,000 employees||13%|
|1,000 - 10,000 employees||9%|
|> 10,000 employees||4%|
The Types Of Companies Landscape Contractor Work In
Employees with the landscape contractor job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most landscape contractors prefer to work at private companies over government companies.
Landscape Contractor Jobs By Sector
Top Industries Hiring Landscape Contractors
Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ landscape contractors. Those industries include construction, professional and government.
Landscape Contractor Industry Statistics
Landscape Contractor Turnover And Employment Statistics
Landscape Contractor Unemployment Rate Over Time
The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of landscape contractors changed.
- Unemployment rate
Landscape Contractor Unemployment Rate By Year
|Year||Landscape Contractor Unemployment Rate|
The Average Number of Years That Landscape Contractor Stay in a Job
By looking over 848 landscape contractors resumes, we figured out that the average landscape contractor enjoys staying at their job for 11+ years for a percentage of 23%.
Less than one year
Landscape Contractor Tenure
|Number or Years||Percentages|
|Less than 1 year||21%|
Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Landscape Contractors with Other Job Titles
After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to landscape contractors.
|Job Title||LGBT||Job Openings|
|Golf Course Superintendent||2.17%||12,772|
Landscape Contractor LGBT Demographics
|Profession||Percentages of LGBT||Job Openings|
|Golf Course Superintendent||2.17%||12,772|
Foreign Languages Spoken By Landscape Contractors
The most common foreign language among landscape contractors is Spanish at 55.0%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is Chinese at 10.0% and Mandarin is the third-most popular at 10.0%.
- Spanish, 55.0%
- Chinese, 10.0%
- Mandarin, 10.0%
- Thai, 10.0%
- Swahili, 5.0%
- Other, 10.0%
Landscape Contractor Languages Spoken