Horticulturist Salary

A Horticulturist earns an average wage of $14.47 per hour. A skill in Production Horticulture is associated with high pay for this job.
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$28,059 - $58,939
$28K
$40K
$59K
MEDIAN: $39,881
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50%
90%

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$10.14 - $22.08
$10
$15
$22
MEDIAN: $14.77
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$0$58K
Salary $28,059 - $58,939
Bonus $0.00 - $4,923
Profit Sharing $500
Commission $2,140
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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$23,318 - $52,669
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 126
Hourly Data $0$33
Hourly Rate $10.14 - $22.08
Hourly Tips $1.60
Overtime $15.98 - $33.15
Annual Data $0$52K
Bonus $0.00 - $4,923
Commission $2,140
Profit Sharing $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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$23,318 - $52,669
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 171

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Job Description for Horticulturist

Horticulturists have a variety of duties which revolve around the growing, breeding, and landscaping of plants. They are employed in a range of industries, including landscaping, nursery production, and plant science. Horticulturists generally spend most of their day outside, working to maintain the vitality of their plants.

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Horticulturist Tasks

  • Water, mulch, trim, and care for lawns and plants.
  • Create living plant arrangements and displays in designated outdoor areas.
  • Operate machinery and use tools to care for soil and plants.
  • Train, prune, fertilize, and care for perennials and annuals.

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Pay by Experience Level for Horticulturist

Pay by Experience for a Horticulturist has a positive trend. An entry-level Horticulturist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 145 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Horticulturist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 74 salaries. An experienced Horticulturist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 68 salaries. A Horticulturist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 45 salaries.

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Key Stats for Horticulturist

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 56 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Horticulturist Salaries

▲22%

▲8%

▲7%

National Average
$35,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Horticulturist Salaries

Production Horticulture
▲22%

▼0%

National Average
$35,000


Maintenance
▼25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 56 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 33%
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