Florist Salary

A Florist earns an average wage of $11.78 per hour.

$12,273 - $64,564
$12K
$35K
$65K
MEDIAN: $35,319
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50%
90%

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$8.91 - $17.02
$8
$12
$17
MEDIAN: $11.91
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$0$64K
Salary $12,273 - $64,564
Bonus $2.21 - $3,915
Profit Sharing $1,250
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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$18,466 - $39,971
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 30
Hourly Data $0$26
Hourly Rate $8.91 - $17.02
Hourly Tips $0.05
Overtime $10.18 - $26.95
Annual Data $0$39K
Bonus $2.21 - $3,915
Profit Sharing $1,250
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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$18,466 - $39,971
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 265

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Job Description for Florist

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.

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Florist Tasks

  • 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.

Common Career Paths for Florist


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Florist Job Listings

Popular Skills for Florist

Pay by Experience Level for Florist

Pay by Experience for a Florist has a positive trend. An entry-level Florist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $23,000 based on 151 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Florist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 71 salaries. An experienced Florist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 79 salaries. A Florist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 40 salaries.

Florist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Florist?

Florist in Circleville:
"I love it."
Pros: Working with flowers and customer service, creating and helping, wedding work.
Cons: Newer shop so not very busy days, not a lot of designers work here and often alone doing all the work for a dollar above the unskilled employees.

Florist in Scottsdale:
"Bridezillas."
Pros: Working with plants on a daily basis.
Cons: Constant stress from difficult Brides and their families during weddings. College didn't prepare me enough for the job and I needed retraining from the company I worked with. I was fired because of lack of design experience.

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Key Stats for Florist

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Florist Salaries

▲16%

▲8%

▲6%

National Average
$25,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Florist Salaries

Florist
▲2%

National Average
$25,000

▼1%


Order Inventory
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 23%
dental benefits
Dental: 14%
vision benefits
Vision: 12%
no benefits
None: 75%
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