Nursery Manager (Horticulture, Landscaping, Gardening) Salary

Nursery Garden Managers in the United States take home approximately $14.62 per hour on average. Half of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, around half report medical coverage and approximately one in three claim dental coverage as well. Most Nursery Garden Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Women make up a slight majority of Nursery Garden Managers (51 percent) survey respondents. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$24,793 - $61,510
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$62K
MEDIAN: $40,439
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$10.01 - $20.84
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MEDIAN: $14.62
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$24,793 - $61,510  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,757  
Profit Sharing
$5.50  
Total Pay (?
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$21,503 - $59,234  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 80
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.01 - $20.84  
   
Overtime
$14.25 - $36.10  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,757  
   
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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$21,503 - $59,234  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 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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Common Career Paths for Nursery Manager (Horticulture, Landscaping, Gardening)


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Nursery Garden Managers often transition into a Gardener position. Gardeners report a slightly lower median income of $31K.

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

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Nursery Garden Managers with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $30K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $34K. Nursery Garden Managers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $41K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $44K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects Nursery Manager (Horticulture, Landscaping, Gardening) Salaries

Late-Career
▲26%

Experienced
▲18%

National Average
$35,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼15%

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

Operations Management
▲16%

Project Management
▲9%


National Average
$35,000


Design
▼27%

Customer Service
▼28%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 48%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
vision benefits
Vision: 23%
dental benefits
None: 49%
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