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Nursery Manager (Horticulture, Landscaping, Gardening) Salary

Nursery Garden Managers in the United States can expect wages of $14.12 per hour on average. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — close to two-fifths lack coverage. On the flip side, a majority have medical insurance and over a third receive dental plans. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Women Nursery Garden Managers who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$25,532 - $56,732
(Median)
$26K
$41K
$57K
MEDIAN: $41,108
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$9.97 - $20.29
(Median)
$10
$14
$20
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$25,532 - $56,732  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,085  
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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$24,191 - $53,416  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 96
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.97 - $20.29  
   
Overtime
$9.43 - $30.06  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,085  
   
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).
)
$24,191 - $53,416  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 109
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Nursery Garden Managers who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional skills. Most notably, facility with Operations Management and Project Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 27 percent and 6 percent, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like 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.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $31K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $36K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Nursery Garden Managers make a median salary of $39K. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $45K.

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

Late-Career
up arrow 25%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

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

Operations Management
up arrow 27%

Project Management
up arrow 6%

National Average
$36,000

Customer Service
up arrow 15%

Production Horticulture
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 50 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 59% dental benefits Dental: 38%
vision benefits Vision: 28% employee benefits None: 40%
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