Groundworker Salary

The average salary for a Groundworker in the UK is:


Job profile for a Groundworker

Groundworkers are generally the first trade on site, setting up site compound, locating existing underground services, constructing hard standing haul roads and laydown areas and perimeter fencing. Their duties include laying all aspects of drainage and utility services, road/path construction, kerbing/slabbing, foundations/footings and hard landscaping.

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Groundworker Salary Comparison

In 2008, the average salary for this job was £30,000.

The average salary in 2009 was £23,545, based on 4 respondents (a difference of -22% from the 2008 figure.

The average salary in 2010 was £15,709, based on 6 respondents (a difference of -50% from the 2009 figure.

The average salary in 2011 was £25,323, based on 7 respondents (a difference of 61% from the 2010 figure.

The average salary in 2012 was £30,278, based on 10 respondents (a difference of 20% from the 2011 figure.

The median salary for a Groundworker based on all salary survey responses is: £20,931

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About the Salary Survey Data in this survey is based on over 368,000 individual salary records. The date period for which job information was gathered varies, but is usually between 2008 - 2012. For precise date related information, custom reports may be ordered with greater granularity. Working 8 hours a day, 250 days of the year, the data suggests the hourly rate for Groundworker is £12.24.

Assorted Groundworker Salary Information

£22,468Yorkshire and North East21-February-14
£30,800South West26-October-13
£27,700South East21-October-13
£30,000South West3-October-13
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Graph of Groundworker salary data

Groundworker Salary By UK Region

These figures use non-job specific statistical weighting from our salary data pool and also include for comparison the salaries for a Groundworker job in US Dollars based on a recent exchante rate (last rate update 02/05/2013 with a pound to dollar exchange rate 1.56) for comparisons for our international visitors
Salary US Dollars Region
£21544 $33608.64 North West
£26685 $41628.6 London
£19585 $30552.6 Yorkshire and North East
£21299 $33226.44 South West
£25216 $39336.96 South East
£20809 $32462.04 Scotland
£22033 $34371.48 Northern Ireland
£20565 $32081.4 Wales
£22768 $35518.08 Midlands
£20320 $31699.2 East of England

With regard to age and impact on salary for a Groundworker, a statistical average weighting (that is based on how salary varies by age and not for a specific job which may vary considerably) suggests these figures: £18,361 for a worker in their 20s, £23,992 (30s), £28,398 (40s) and £28,398 (50s).
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The average salary figure above for a Groundworker is considered highly likely to be representative of the UK market average due to the high number of respondents who had this exact job title.

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