Nursery Manager (Horticulture, Landscaping, Gardening) Salary

Nursery Garden Managers in the United States take home an average $14.53 per hour. Women Nursery Garden Managers who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. For the most part, Nursery Garden Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Some workers in this field — more than half — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by just over two-fifths and dental plans are enjoyed by slightly less than a third. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$28,440 - $66,179
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MEDIAN: $40,400
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$9.91 - $20.41
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$0$66K
Salary $28,440 - $66,179
Bonus $0.00 - $2,980
Profit Sharing $1.00
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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$21,480 - $58,611
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 68
Hourly Data $0$36
Hourly Rate $9.91 - $20.41
Overtime $13.50 - $36.85
Annual Data $0$58K
Bonus $0.00 - $2,980
Profit Sharing $1.00
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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$21,480 - $58,611
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 87

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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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Nursery Garden Managers who go on to become Gardeners may see somewhat stagnant compensation. On average, a Gardener, an upper-level role, pays $31K.

Nursery Manager (Horticulture, Landscaping, Gardening) Job Listings

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
57 %
Male
43 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects Nursery Manager (Horticulture, Landscaping, Gardening) Salaries

▲34%

▲20%

▲2%

National Average
$34,000

▼12%

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

Operations Management
▲20%

Project Management
▲12%


Plant Maintenance
▲3%

National Average
$34,000

Design
▼25%

Customer Service
▼28%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 43%
dental benefits
Dental: 30%
vision benefits
Vision: 22%
no benefits
None: 53%
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