Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Florist is $12.07
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Florists?
An entry-level Florist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $10.24 based on 18 salaries. An early career Florist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.40 based on 134 salaries. A mid-career Florist with 5-9 …Read more
What Do Florists Do?
A florist is a person cares for flowers and uses them for creative, aesthetically pleasing displays and decorations. Most commonly, florists are employed by dedicated flower arrangement companies and supermarket floral departments; however, companies that regularly require arrangements (such as cemeteries and wedding chapels) may also have one or more florists on payroll.
The first job of a florist is to maintain the current stock of flowers and plants on hand. This requires knowledge of the …Read more
- Water, feed, trim, and care for all flowers being sold.
- Arrange flowers to meet customers' preferences.
- Price, stock, and decorate store.
- Hire and schedule employees.