AU$48,402
Avg. Salary
AU$23.66
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Horticulturist is AU$23.66 per hour.

The average pay for a Horticulturist is AU$48,402 per year.

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AU$19.59
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AU$23.66
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AU$29.39
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MEDIAN AU$23.66
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AU$36k
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AU$48k
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AU$67k
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MEDIAN AU$48,402
AU$36,376 - AU$66,742
AU$36K
AU$48K
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MEDIAN: AU$48,402
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MEDIAN: AU$23.66
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AU$0AU$66K
Salary AU$36,376 - AU$66,742
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$3,064
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$40,149 - AU$63,548
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 50
Hourly Data AU$0AU$60
Hourly Rate AU$19.59 - AU$29.39
Overtime AU$29.65 - AU$60.29
Annual Data AU$0AU$63K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$3,064
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$40,149 - AU$63,548
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 122

Job Description for Horticulturist

Horticulturists have a variety of duties which revolve around the growing, breeding, and landscaping of plants. They are employed in a range of industries, including landscaping, nursery production, and plant science. Horticulturists generally spend most of their day outside, working to maintain the vitality of their plants.

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Horticulturist 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.

Horticulturist Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Horticulturist

Pay by Experience for a Horticulturist has a positive trend. An entry-level Horticulturist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$45,000 based on 89 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Horticulturist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$48,000 based on 68 salaries. An experienced Horticulturist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$50,000 based on 41 salaries. A Horticulturist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$52,000 based on 19 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

9%

-4%

-4%

-13%

National Average: AU$49,483

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

Horticulturist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Horticulturist?

Horticulturist in Perth:
"I am from Australia."
Pros: it's my home city
Cons: Sharks

Key Stats for Horticulturist

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
12%

Experience Affects Horticulturist Salaries

▲6%

▼0%

National Average
AU$49,000

▼4%

▼8%

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 97%