Nursery Manager (Horticulture, Landscaping, Gardening) Salary

Median pay for Nursery Garden Managers in the United States is around $14.53 per hour. More than two-fifths report receiving medical coverage from their employers and just under one in three collect dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 54 percent. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$26,500 - $64,976
$26K
$40K
$65K
MEDIAN: $40,335
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$9.98 - $20.58
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MEDIAN: $14.53
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$26,500 - $64,976  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,894  
Profit Sharing
$5.50  
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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$21,603 - $57,609  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 74
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$9.98 - $20.58  
   
Overtime
$13.79 - $36.41  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,894  
   
Profit Sharing
$5.50  
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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$21,603 - $57,609  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 93

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Job Description for Nursery Manager (Horticulture, Landscaping, Gardening)

Nursery managers in horticulture, landscaping, and gardening are responsible for establishing and maintaining a nursery garden and ensuring that the plants within it receive the appropriate care and conditions. These managers must take into account the terrain and soil before planting, as well as how much sunlight each area receives on a given day, and they may also determine what plants to grow and how many based on current orders as well as prior order history.

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Nursery Manager (Horticulture, Landscaping, Gardening) Tasks

  • Manage, direct, and assist with daily nursery operations, including crop production, care, and maintenance.
  • Assist staff with customer service, providing and improving sales techniques.
  • Manage inventory and finances, ordering crops from suppliers and maintaining budgets.
  • Lead nursery team, establishing daily tasks and procedures and evaluating performance.

Common Career Paths for Nursery Manager (Horticulture, Landscaping, Gardening)


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Many Nursery Garden Managers transition into upper-level roles like Gardener. However, Gardeners do report a slightly lower median income of $31K per year.

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Pay by Experience Level for Nursery Manager (Horticulture, Landscaping, Gardening)

Pay by Experience for a Nursery Manager (Horticulture, Landscaping, Gardening) has a positive trend. An entry-level Nursery Manager (Horticulture, Landscaping, Gardening) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 72 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Nursery Manager (Horticulture, Landscaping, Gardening) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 53 salaries. An experienced Nursery Manager (Horticulture, Landscaping, Gardening) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 46 salaries. A Nursery Manager (Horticulture, Landscaping, Gardening) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 29 salaries.

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Key Stats for Nursery Manager (Horticulture, Landscaping, Gardening)

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Nursery Manager (Horticulture, Landscaping, Gardening) Salaries

▲32%

▲18%

▼0%

National Average
$35,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Nursery Manager (Horticulture, Landscaping, Gardening) Salaries

Operations Management
▲18%

Project Management
▲10%


Plant Maintenance
▲1%

National Average
$35,000

Design
▼26%

Customer Service
▼29%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 44%
dental benefits
Dental: 29%
vision benefits
Vision: 18%
no benefits
None: 52%
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