The average hourly pay for a Floral Designer is $13.47.
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What Do Floral Designers Do?
A floral designer works with fresh flowers and other plants to create a variety of displays and arrangements. This person may work at a large floral company or a smaller store. The designer may be tasked with creating a unique design for special occasions such as weddings, anniversaries, and funerals. The floral designer needs to listen carefully to clients and make note of the occasion, the budget, the venue, and special requests. The designer then creates a display that meets the needs of the…Read more
Floral Designer Tasks
- Plan arrangement according to customer specifications.
- Decorate or supervise the decoration for parties, wedding, or other occasions.
- Use trim, tape, pins, wire, and more to create the arrangement.
- Determine arrangement type, details, and date and time of delivery.
Job Satisfaction for Floral Designer
Popular Employer Salaries for Floral Designer
The top respondents for the job title Floral Designer are from the companies The Kroger Company, Safeway, Inc. and Hy-Vee, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Hy-Vee, Inc. where the average pay is $13.43. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Safeway, Inc. and The Kroger Company, earning around $12.29 and $11.59, respectively. Michaels Stores pays the lowest at around $9.83. Floral Creations and A.C. Moore Arts & Crafts, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $10.20 and $10.92, respectively.
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What Are Popular Skills for Floral Designers?
Skills in Design, Event Planning and Order Inventory are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Sales and Customer Service.
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Floral Designers?
An entry-level Floral Designer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $11.23 based on 28 salaries. An early career Floral Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.03 based on 204 salaries. A mid-career Floral Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.66 based on 133 salaries. An experienced Floral Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.86 based on 211 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $15.
Pay Difference by Location
Employees with Floral Designer in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 18.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (13.3% more) and Austin, Texas (12.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (9.4% less) and Seattle, Washington (4.7% less).
Years of Experience
This data is based on 892 survey responses.