Lawn Service Worker

Cultivate lawns, using power aerator and thatcher and chemicals.
picture of Lawn Service Worker

Quick Stats


Salary Range
$17,000 – $37,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Lawn Service Workers do?

Cultivates lawns, using power aerator and thatcher and chemicals according to specifications: Lifts dead leaves and grass from between growing grass and soil, using thatcher. Pierces soil to make holes for fertilizer and water, using aerator. Presses aerator fork into soil and pulls rake through grass to cultivate areas not accessible to machines. Distributes granulated fertilizers, pesticides, and fungicides on lawn, using spreader. Records services rendered, materials used, and charges assessed on specified form. Transports thatcher, aerator, tools, and materials to and from job site, using truck with hydraulic lift-gate. May care for athletic field turf and be designated Athletic Turf Worker.

Should I be a Lawn Service Worker?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.

  • Also known as: Lawn Caretaker, Lawn Maintenance Worker, Lawn Mower, Lawn Mower Operator, Lawn Sprinkler Servicer, Sod Layer

    How to become a Lawn Service Worker

    Most Lawn Service Workers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9mbdaa&chl=no+college+%2878%25%29|certificate+%2816%25%29|associate%27s+%282%25%29|bachelor%27s+%284%25%29||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,78,78
    Schools close to

    You May Also Like

    Careers Similar to Lawn Service Worker