A Horticulturalist earns an average wage of AU$22.75 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

AU$36,844 - AU$80,545
AU$37K
AU$50K
AU$81K
MEDIAN: AU$50,203
10%
50%
90%
AU$18.30 - AU$35.23
AU$18
AU$23
AU$35
MEDIAN: AU$22.85
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$80K
Salary AU$36,844 - AU$80,545
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$5,152
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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AU$38,296 - AU$78,718
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 36
Hourly Data AU$0AU$59
Hourly Rate AU$18.30 - AU$35.23
Hourly Tips AU$3.16
Overtime AU$0.00 - AU$59.60
Annual Data AU$0AU$78K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$5,152
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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AU$38,296 - AU$78,718
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 58

Job Description for Horticulturalist

Horticulturalists are scientists who specialize in plant cultivation and propagation. They may spend most of their time in a laboratory gathering analytical statistics about the genetics and properties of plants and/or in the field testing their proposed ideas on subjects such as how to grow larger number of crops. While on the job, a horticulturalist can expect to spend most of their time in a greenhouse, laboratory, and farms.

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Horticulturalist Tasks

  • Water, mulch, trim, and care for lawns and plants.
  • Create living plant arrangements and displays in designated outdoor areas.
  • Operate machinery and use tools to care for soil and plants.
  • Train, prune, fertilize, and care for perennials and annuals.

Horticulturalist Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$49,560

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Horticulturalist

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
17%

Experience Affects Horticulturalist Salaries

▼0%

National Average
AU$50,000

▼1%

▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 12%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 85%