Contractors and supervisors, landscaping, grounds maintenance and horticulture services

National Occupation Code (NOC): 8255  ยท  Browse All Occupations

This unit group includes landscaping and grounds maintenance contractors, who own and operate their own businesses. This group also includes supervisors who supervise and co-ordinate the activities of workers in the following unit groups: Nursery and Greenhouse Workers (8432) and Landscaping and Grounds Maintenance Labourers (8612). They are employed by landscaping companies, cemeteries, lawn care and tree service companies, nurseries and greenhouses and by landscaping operations of public works departments and private establishments.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Cemetery Foreman/woman
  • Country Club Grounds Supervisor
  • Greenhouse Foreman/woman
  • Greenhouse Supervisor
  • Greenhouse Worker Crew Chief
  • Grounds Maintenance Contractor
  • Grounds Maintenance Park Supervisor
  • Grounds Maintenance Supervisor
  • Groundskeeper Supervisor
  • Groundskeeping Foreman/woman
  • Groundskeeping Supervisor
  • Groundskeeping Supervisor - Cemetery
  • Groundsman/woman Supervisor
  • Groundsperson Supervisor - Campground
  • Horticultural Contractor
  • Horticulture Workers Supervisor
  • Interior Plantscaping Contractor
  • Landscape Design Contractor
  • Landscape Maintenance Contractor
  • Landscape Service Contractor
  • Landscaping Contractor
  • Landscaping Foreman/woman
  • Landscaping Supervisor
  • Lawn Care Contractor
  • Lawn Care Service Contractor
  • Lawn Care Supervisor
  • Lawn Maintenance Contractor
  • Lead Grower - Cannabis
  • Maintenance Worker Supervisor - Campground
  • Nursery Foreman/woman
  • Nursery Supervisor
  • Nursery Worker Crew Chief
  • Nursery Worker Foreman/woman
  • Nursery Workers Supervisor
  • Park Caretaker
  • Park Labourers Supervisor
  • Park Maintenance Head
  • Park Maintenance Supervisor
  • Park Section Head - Arboriculture
  • Plantscape Maintenance Contractor
  • Public Works Grounds Maintenance Labourer Supervisor
  • Public Works Grounds Maintenance Worker Supervisor
  • Section Grower - Cannabis
  • Tree Removal Contractor
  • Tree Service Contractor
  • Tree Service Supervisor
  • Weed Control Foreman/woman
  • Greenhouse Supervisor
  • Grounds Maintenance Contractor
  • Groundskeeping Supervisor
  • Horticulture Workers Supervisor
  • Interior Plantscaping Contractor
  • Landscaping Contractor
  • Landscaping Foreman/woman
  • Landscaping Supervisor
  • Lawn Care Contractor
  • Nursery Foreman/woman
  • Park Maintenance Supervisor
  • Tree Service Contractor
  • Landscape Foremen
  • Landscape Foreperson
  • Landscape Foremen/women
  • Maintenance Worker - Greenhouse
  • Maintenance Worker Greenhouse
  • Landscape Construction Foreman
  • Landscape Foreman

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for contractors and supervisors, landscaping, grounds maintenance and horticulture services.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree $25,418
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate $30,734
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma $24,921
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above N/A
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $36,454
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Gender

The following table details median income by gender for contractors and supervisors, landscaping, grounds maintenance and horticulture services.

Gender Median Income
Male $36,454
Female $38,549
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Extracted Salary Information (14 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for contractors and supervisors, landscaping, grounds maintenance and horticulture services.

$42,900.00
Lowest Observed
$68,250.00
Highest Observed
$50,000.00
25th Percentile
$55,305.36
Average
$52,300.00
Median
$58,500.00
75th Percentile

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for contractors and supervisors, landscaping, grounds maintenance and horticulture services

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 100
25 to 34 years 230
35 to 44 years 145
45 to 54 years 205
55 to 64 years 90
65 to 74 years 30
75 years and over 0
Total 780
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for contractors and supervisors, landscaping, grounds maintenance and horticulture services. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 270
Part Time 485
Total 750
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Gender

This chart outlines regional employment participation by gender for contractors and supervisors, landscaping, grounds maintenance and horticulture services. Hover over a pie section to see the associated gender, or refer to the table below.

Gender Employed Individuals
Male 675
Female 100
Total 780
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for contractors and supervisors, landscaping, grounds maintenance and horticulture services. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 390
Self Employed 385
Total 780
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for contractors and supervisors, landscaping, grounds maintenance and horticulture services. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 750
Unemployed 30
Total 780
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for contractors and supervisors, landscaping, grounds maintenance and horticulture services. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 80
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 315
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 40
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 210
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 45
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 65
Total 750
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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