Cemetery Worker Career

*A job as a Cemetery Worker falls under the broader career category of Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers. The information on this page will generally apply to all careers in this category but may not specifically apply to this career title.

Job Description for Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers : 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.


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Landscaping and Groundskeeping Worker Career

Salary Info

Median Annual Wage

$28,560

Median Hourly Wage

$13.73*

Total Employed Nationally

906,570


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics May 2016 wage data and 2016-2026 employment projections. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2016-2026). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.

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