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Landscaping Job Description 3

landscaping job description 3
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Job Outlook: Overall employment of grounds maintenance workers is projected to grow 13 percent from 2012 to 2022, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Employment growth will vary by specialty. Employment of landscaping and groundskeeping workers—the largest specialty—is projected to grow 12 percent from 2012 to 2022, about as fast as the average for all occupations. More workers will be needed to keep up with increasing demand for lawn care and landscaping services from large institutions, including universities and corporate campuses. Many aging or busy homeowners also will require lawn care services to help maintain their yards. Employment of tree trimmers and pruners is projected to grow 18 percent, faster than the average for all occupations. Many municipalities are planting more trees in urban areas, likely increasing the demand for these workers. Job Prospects Overall job opportunities are expected to be very good. Job opportunities will stem from employment growth and from the need to replace workers who leave the occupation each year. Job opportunities should be best in areas with temperate climates, where landscaping services are required year round.

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