Florist Salary

A Florist earns an average wage of $11.78 per hour.

$12,190 - $63,096
$12K
$35K
$63K
MEDIAN: $35,056
10%
50%
90%

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$8.90 - $16.76
$8
$12
$17
MEDIAN: $11.78
10%
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$12,190 - $63,096  
   
Bonus
$500  
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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$18,423 - $38,391  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 34
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.90 - $16.76  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.05  
Overtime
$10.44 - $26.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$500  
   
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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$18,423 - $38,391  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 252

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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

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

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Popular Skills for Florist

Pay by Experience Level for Florist

Pay by Experience for a Florist has a positive trend. An entry-level Florist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $23,000 based on 151 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Florist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 71 salaries. An experienced Florist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 79 salaries. A Florist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 40 salaries.

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Key Stats for Florist

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Florist Salaries

▲18%

▲10%

▲8%

National Average
$25,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Florist Salaries

Florist
▲3%

▲1%

National Average
$25,000


Order Inventory
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 27%
dental benefits
Dental: 16%
vision benefits
Vision: 15%
no benefits
None: 71%