Florist Salary (United States)

The average rate for a Florist is $10.77 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
Florist Salary (?
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$15,102 - $60,402
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $25,734
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Florist Salary (?
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$7.87 - $15.48
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MEDIAN: $10
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$15,102 - $60,402  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,474  
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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$16,494 - $34,677  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 38
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$7.87 - $15.48  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.39 - $1.91  
Overtime
$9.84 - $24.18  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,474  
   
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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$16,494 - $34,677  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 300
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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

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Experience Affects Florist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%
Experienced
up arrow 13%
Mid-Career
up arrow 9%
National Average
$23,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Florist Salaries

up arrow 6%
National Average
$23,000
Customer Service
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
93%
female alumni
 
Male
7%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 25% dental benefits Dental: 15%
vision benefits Vision: 12% employee benefits None: 73%