Florist Salary

The average rate for a Florist is $11.35 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$12,411 - $61,442
(Median)
$12K
$27K
$61K
MEDIAN: $27,490
10%
50%
90%

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$8.31 - $15.77
(Median)
$8
$11
$16
MEDIAN: $11.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$12,411 - $61,442  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,011  
Commission
$0.00  
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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$17,370 - $36,713  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 42
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.31 - $15.77  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.16  
Overtime
$9.21 - $23.74  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,011  
   
Commission
$0.00  
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).
)
$17,370 - $36,713  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 325
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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 9%

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$24,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Florist Salaries

Design
up arrow 2%

National Average
$24,000

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 27%
dental benefits
Dental: 17%
medical benefits
Vision: 14%
dental benefits
None: 72%
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