Florist Salary (United States)

The average wage for a Florist is $10.59 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. A skill in Manager is associated with high pay for this job.
Florist Total Pay (?
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$14,934 - $61,277
(Median)
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26K
35K
61K
MEDIAN: $26,256
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Florist Total Pay (?
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$7.80 - $15.37
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $10
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$14,934 - $61,277  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,454  
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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$16,314 - $34,146  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 345
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$7.80 - $15.37  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.39 - $1.91  
Overtime
$9.86 - $24.14  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,454  
   
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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$16,314 - $34,146  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 345
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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 15%
Late-Career
up arrow 15%
Mid-Career
up arrow 10%
National Average
$23,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Florist Salaries

Manager
up arrow 17%
up arrow 7%
National Average
$23,000
Customer Service
up arrow 2%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
93%
female alumni
 
Male
7%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
36%
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: 13% employee benefits None: 73%
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