Average Experienced Horticulturist Hourly Pay

$15.38
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$700
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The average hourly pay for an Experienced Horticulturist is $15.38.
10%
$11.74
MEDIAN
$15.38
90%
$21.52
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $22
Bonus
$100 - $5,000
Total Pay
$27,324 - $54,706

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Job Description for Horticulturist

Horticulturist 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.

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Popular Skills for Horticulturist

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

Pay by Experience Level for Horticulturist

An entry-level Horticulturist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.52 based on 10 salaries. An early career Horticulturist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.43 based on 178 salaries. A mid-career Horticulturist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.42 based on 107 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $18.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 384 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.6%
Early Career
46.4%
Mid Career
27.9%
Late Career
23.2%