The average rate for a Florist is $10.78 per hour. A skill in Manager is associated with high pay for this job.
Florist Total Pay (?
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$13,560 - $50,000
(Median)
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19K
27K
34K
50K
MEDIAN: $26,724
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Florist Total Pay (?
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$7.88 - $15.48
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $10
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$13,560 - $50,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,449  
Profit Sharing
$460.00 - $2,250  
Commission
$0.00 - $10,500  
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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$16,431 - $34,462  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 386
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$7.88 - $15.48  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.39 - $1.91  
Overtime
$9.84 - $24.59  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,449  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $10,500  
Profit Sharing
$460.00 - $2,250  
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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$16,431 - $34,462  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 386
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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

Late-Career
up arrow 16%
Experienced
up arrow 15%
Mid-Career
up arrow 9%
National Average
$24,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Florist Salaries

Manager
up arrow 15%
up arrow 5%
National Average
$24,000
Customer Service
up arrow 5%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
94%
female alumni
 
Male
6%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
17%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 27% dental benefits Dental: 16%
vision benefits Vision: 13% employee benefits None: 71%
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