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Career Outlook Public Works/Landscape Management

Natural Sciences Division
Certificate M0635

This program is a partnership between Mt. San Antonio College and Citrus College, with course requirements that must be taken at each college (courses in Public Works are offered through Citrus, while horticulture/landscape courses are offered at Mt. SAC). Upon completion of the requirements, students may apply for and receive a Certificate of Achievement from either of the two colleges.

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    • Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers

      Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers

      SOC Career Code: 37-1012.00

      Directly supervise and coordinate activities of workers engaged in landscaping or groundskeeping activities. Work may involve reviewing contracts to ascertain service, machine, and workforce requirements; answering inquiries from potential customers regarding methods, material, and price ranges; and preparing estimates according to labor, material, and machine costs.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $18.25

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 25 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $52,407.48
      Annual Job Openings
      2,644

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

      Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

      SOC Career Code: 37-3011.00

      Landscape or maintain grounds of property using hand or power tools or equipment. Workers typically perform a variety of tasks, which may include any combination of the following: sod laying, mowing, trimming, planting, watering, fertilizing, digging, raking, sprinkler installation, and installation of mortarless segmental concrete masonry wall units.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $14.92

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 25 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $37,913.17
      Annual Job Openings
      22,626

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators

      Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators

      SOC Career Code: 37-3012.00

      Mix or apply pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, or insecticides through sprays, dusts, vapors, soil incorporation, or chemical application on trees, shrubs, lawns, or crops. Usually requires specific training and state or federal certification.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $18.13

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 25 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $43,227.87
      Annual Job Openings
      372

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
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