Turf and Turfgrass Management Major

Description: A program that focuses on turfgrasses and related groundcover plants and prepares individuals to develop ornamental or recreational grasses and related products; plant, transplant, and manage grassed areas; and to produce and store turf used for transplantation. Includes instruction in applicable plant sciences, genetics of grasses, turf science, use analysis, turf management, and related economics. Is Turf and Turfgrass Management the right major for you?
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Turf and Turfgrass Management Major

Salary Info

Median Annual Wage

$81,760

Median Hourly Wage

$39.31*

Total Employed Nationally

10,600


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2010 wage data external site and 2008-2018 employment projections external site. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2008-2018). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.

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