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Gardeners plant and maintain lawns, trees, shrubs and flowers in public or private gardens and parks.


Gardeners usually earn

$17-$30 per hour

Source: Trade Me Jobs and University of Canterbury, 2017.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a gardener are average due to high competition for jobs.
A smiling woman dressed in apron and cap and gloves is trimming gardenia in a garden.

Gardeners prune and maintain plants

Last updated 17 January 2019