Nursery Manager (Horticulture, Landscaping, Gardening) Salary

Average Nursery Garden Managers in the United States make around $14.15 per hour. Women make up a slight majority of Nursery Garden Managers (50 percent) survey respondents. Health benefits are not claimed by all — roughly two-fifths lack any form of coverage — but the larger part have medical insurance, and more than a third have dental, too. The majority of Nursery Garden Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$25,639 - $57,648
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$26K
$41K
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MEDIAN: $41,242
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$25,639 - $57,648  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,055  
Profit Sharing
$600 - $5,750  
Total Pay (?
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$24,272 - $53,984  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 98
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Hourly Rate
$10.00 - $20.27  
   
Overtime
$9.57 - $29.93  
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,055  
   
Profit Sharing
$600 - $5,750  
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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$24,272 - $53,984  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 113
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Nursery Garden Managers report a narrow range of specific skills. Most notably, facility with Operations Management and Project Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 26 percent and 6 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Customer Service and Production Horticulture.

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

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


For Nursery Garden Managers, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $31K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $36K. Nursery Garden Managers see a median salary of $39K after reaching one to two decades on the job. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Nursery Garden Managers with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $45K.

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Experience Affects Nursery Manager (Horticulture, Landscaping, Gardening) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

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

Operations Management
up arrow 26%

Project Management
up arrow 6%

National Average
$36,000

Production Horticulture
up arrow 15%

Customer Service
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 48 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 60% dental benefits Dental: 38%
vision benefits Vision: 28% employee benefits None: 39%
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