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Horticulturist Salary

The average salary for a Horticulturist is $40,573 per year.
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$29,706 - $57,773
(Median)
$30K
$41K
$58K
MEDIAN: $40,572
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50%
90%

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$9.82 - $23.06
(Median)
$9
$14
$23
MEDIAN: $14.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$29,706 - $57,773  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,010  
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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$23,320 - $53,676  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 132
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$9.82 - $23.06  
   
Overtime
$11.92 - $36.45  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,010  
   
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).
)
$23,320 - $53,676  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 128

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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

  • 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.

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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 24%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

National Average
$35,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Horticulturist Salaries

National Average
$35,000

Plant Maintenance
up arrow 3%

Design
up arrow 4%

Maintenance
up arrow 25%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 47 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 49%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 28%
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