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Florist Salary

A Florist earns an average wage of $11.16 per hour.

$16,289 - $51,953
(Median)
$16K
$27K
$52K
MEDIAN: $26,945
10%
50%
90%

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$8.06 - $15.62
(Median)
$8
$11
$16
MEDIAN: $11.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$16,289 - $51,953  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,532  
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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$16,933 - $35,616  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 35
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.06 - $15.62  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.16 - $1.60  
Overtime
$9.81 - $23.97  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,532  
   
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).
)
$16,933 - $35,616  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 299

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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 10%

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$24,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Florist Salaries

Design
up arrow 4%

Customer Service
0%

National Average
$24,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 50 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 27% dental benefits Dental: 16%
vision benefits Vision: 13% employee benefits None: 72%