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Average Horticulturalist Hourly Pay

$15.52
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$535
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The average hourly pay for a Horticulturalist is $15.52.
10%
$11.99
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$15.52
90%
$24.52
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What Do Horticulturalists Do?

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.

Job Satisfaction for Horticulturalist

4.2 out of 5
(20)
Highly Satisfied
3Reviews

Career Paths

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Horticulturalist
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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What Are Popular Skills for Horticulturalists?

Skills in Operations Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management, Production Horticulture, Design and Plant Maintenance.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Horticulturalists?

An early career Horticulturalist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.64 based on 27 salaries. A mid-career Horticulturalist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.69 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Horticulturalist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.28 based on 26 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $15.

Pay Difference by Location

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 107 survey responses.
Early Career
25.2%
Mid Career
24.3%
Experienced
24.3%
Late Career
26.2%