The locations with the highest concentration of Landscaping & Groundskeeping graduates are Thomasville, GA, Walnut, CA and Cincinnati, OH. The locations with a relatively high number of Landscaping & Groundskeeping graduates are McAlester, OK, Thomasville, GA and Walnut, CA. The most common degree awarded to students studying Landscaping & Groundskeeping is a < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate.
Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in Landscaping & Groundskeeping and the types of students that study this field. Southern Regional Technical College awards the most degrees in graphic design in the US, but Michigan Career and Technical Institute and Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Landscaping & Groundskeeping. Tuition costs for Landscaping & Groundskeeping majors are, on average, $3,135 for in-state public colleges, and $22,336 for out of state private colleges. The largest share of institutions with Landscaping & Groundskeeping programs are Public, 2-year institutions.
Demographic information on those who earn a degree in Agriculture in the US. The average age of a person in the workforce with a degree in Agriculture is 44.6, and the most common degree type these workers hold is a Bachelor's degree. Male employees are more likey to hold Agriculture degrees, and White students earn the majority (841) of the degrees.
Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for those working in the Landscaping & Groundskeeping field from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Landscaping & Groundskeeping majors need many skills, but most especially Speaking. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Landscaping & Groundskeeping majors need more than the average amount of Equipment Maintenance, Repairing, and Operation and Control.
These two visualizations, one a radial chart and one a bar chart, show the same information, a rating of how necessary the following skills are for Landscaping & Groundskeeping majors. Toggle between "value" and "RCA" to see the absolute rating of that skill (value) and the revealed comparative advantage (RCA), or how much greater or lesser that skill's rating is than the average. The longer the bar or the closer the line comes to the circumference of the circle, the more important that skill is. The importance of Equipment Maintenance is very distinctive for majors, but the Speaking, Active Listening, and Reading Comprehension are the three most important skills for people in the field.