The average rate for a Horticulturist is $14.40 per hour.
Horticulturist Total Pay (?
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$28,861 - $54,568
(Median)
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55K
MEDIAN: $40,312
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Horticulturist Total Pay (?
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$10.12 - $23.81
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$28,861 - $54,568  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,016  
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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$23,200 - $52,683  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 265
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.12 - $23.81  
   
Overtime
$12.04 - $36.44  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,016  
   
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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$23,200 - $52,683  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 265
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Job Description for Horticulturist
  • Operate machinery and use tools to care for soil and plants.
  • Train, prune, fertilize, and care for perennials and annuals.
  • Water, mulch, trim, and care for lawns and plants.
  • Create living plant arrangements and displays in designated outdoor areas.
Pay by Experience Level for Horticulturist
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Horticulturist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%
Experienced
up arrow 6%
National Average
$36,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Skills That Affect Horticulturist Salaries

National Average
$36,000
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Maintenance
up arrow 27%
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Gender
Female
57%
female alumni
 
Male
43%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
28%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 66% dental benefits Dental: 44%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 33%
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