Nursery Manager (Horticulture, Landscaping, Gardening) Salary

Nursery Garden Managers in the United States pull down an average of $14.84 per hour. Work is enjoyable for Nursery Garden Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Health benefits are not claimed by all — one-half lack any form of coverage — but just over two-fifths have medical insurance, and just under one in three have dental, too. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 51 percent. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$24,793 - $62,505
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$63K
MEDIAN: $39,970
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$10.03 - $21.15
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MEDIAN: $14.84
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$24,793 - $62,505  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,966  
Profit Sharing
$5.50  
Total Pay (?
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$22,446 - $57,808  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 70
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.03 - $21.15  
   
Overtime
$13.79 - $36.41  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,966  
   
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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$22,446 - $57,808  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 85
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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 who take on a higher-level position such as Gardener may get paid a little bit less in that new role, as Gardeners on average bring home $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 tend to enjoy higher earnings. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $35K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $30K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Nursery Garden Managers make a median salary of $41K. Nursery Garden Managers who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $45K on average.

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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 27 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Nursery Manager (Horticulture, Landscaping, Gardening) Salaries

▲30%

▲17%

National Average
$35,000

▼1%

▼14%

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

Operations Management
▲17%

Project Management
▲9%


Plant Maintenance
▼0%

National Average
$35,000

Design
▼27%

Customer Service
▼30%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 45%
dental benefits
Dental: 30%
vision benefits
Vision: 20%
dental benefits
None: 51%
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