Landscape Contractor

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A landscape contractor focuses on improving existing outdoor spaces by planting flowers and trees, trimming bushes and installing sprinkler systems and hardscapes, such as patios and walkways in both commercial and residential settings.

TRAINING/EDUCATION NEEDED

The minimum requirement is to acquire training and a license or certification.

WHERE TO STUDY

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

SALARY EXPECTATIONS

In October 2019, the median yearly salary for a landscape contractor was $58,808, according to PayScale.com. For more information, visit Study.com's Landscape Contractor Profile.

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS

VIDEOS AND TESTIMONIALS

Learn what it's like to be a landscape contractor from Sara Bendrick.