The average salary for a Horticulturist with People Management skills is $45,775.
Is Horticulturist your job title? Find out what you should be paid
Use our tool to get a personalized report on your market worth.
$31k - $77k
$494 - $4k
$31k - $73k
Your Market Worth Over Time
How has your pay changed over time for your market? Find out by taking our salary quiz.
Job Description for Horticulturist
Horticulturists have a variety of duties which revolve around the growing, breeding, and landscaping of plants. They are employed in a range of industries, including landscaping, nursery production, and plant science. Horticulturists generally spend most of their day outside, working to maintain the vitality of their plants. Training requirements vary greatly for horticulturists, depending on the field in which they're employed. Those who work in landscaping or nurseries should be physically-fi…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.
Horticulturist Job Listings
Search for more jobs
Popular Skills for Horticulturist
Skills in Operations Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Service, Production Horticulture, Design and Plant Maintenance.
Pay by Experience Level for Horticulturist
An early career Horticulturist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $44,365 based on 11 salaries. A mid-career Horticulturist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Horticulturist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $48,000.
Years of Experience
This data is based on 43 survey responses.
Related Job Salaries
$12 - $30
$10 - $22
$8 - $12
$12 - $25
$10 - $18
$12 - $22
$10 - $20
$8 - $15