Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Horticulturalist is $42,000
What Do Horticulturalists Do?
Horticulturalists are scientists who specialize in plant cultivation and propagation. They may spend most of their time in a laboratory gathering analytical statistics about the genetics and properties of plants and/or in the field testing their proposed ideas on subjects such as how to grow larger number of crops. While on the job, a horticulturalist can expect to spend most of their time in a greenhouse, laboratory, and farms.
Because of such diverse tasks performed by the horticulturalist, …Read more
- 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.