Florist Salary

The average rate for a Florist is $11.61 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$15,203 - $58,958

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$8.22 - $15.67

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$15,203 - $58,958  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $997  
Commission
$0.00 - $3,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$17,235 - $36,155  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 39
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.22 - $15.67  
   
Overtime
$9.26 - $23.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $997  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $3,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$17,235 - $36,155  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 294
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Job Description for Florist

A florist is a person cares for flowers and uses them for creative, aesthetically pleasing displays and decorations. Most commonly, florists are employed by dedicated flower arrangement companies and supermarket floral departments; however, companies that regularly require arrangements (such as cemeteries and wedding chapels) may also have one or more florists on payroll.

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Florist Tasks

  • Hire and schedule employees.
  • Water, feed, trim, and care for all flowers being sold.
  • Arrange flowers to meet customers’ preferences.
  • Price, stock, and decorate store.

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Pay by Experience Level for Florist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Florist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 7%

Late-Career
up arrow 4%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$25,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Florist Salaries

Design
up arrow 3%

Customer Service
up arrow 3%

National Average
$25,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 47 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 27% dental benefits Dental: 17%
vision benefits Vision: 12% employee benefits None: 71%
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