Groundskeeper

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A groundskeeper maintains the grounds of a school, park, or other institution.

TRAINING/EDUCATION NEEDED

The minimum education requirement is a high school diploma. Most employers will provide onsite training. For head groundskeepers positions, generally, a college degree is required.

WHERE TO STUDY

For 2- and 4-year college and university programs across the country, visit our Where to Study page.

SALARY EXPECTATIONS

In December 2018, the median yearly salary for a groundskeeper was $36,292, according to Salary.com. For more information, visit Study.com's Groundskeeper Profile.

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS

VIDEOS AND TESTIMONIALS

Learn what Kent State University groundskeepers, Jil Morgan and Matt Treen do every day to keep their campus looking beautiful.