Nursery Manager (Horticulture, Landscaping, Gardening) Salary

The average Nursery Garden Manager in the United States earns approximately $14.57 per hour. Women make up a slight majority of Nursery Garden Managers (58 percent) survey respondents. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. While a little more than half report receiving no health benefits, slightly more than half do receive medical coverage, and slightly less than a third have dental, as well. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$28,315 - $64,284
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$64K
MEDIAN: $40,263
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$9.92 - $20.59
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MEDIAN: $14.49
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$0$64K
Salary $28,315 - $64,284
Bonus $0.00 - $3,020
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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$21,616 - $56,356
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 67
Hourly Data $0$36
Hourly Rate $9.92 - $20.59
Overtime $14.90 - $36.99
Annual Data $0$56K
Bonus $0.00 - $3,020
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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$21,616 - $56,356
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 84

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Job Description for Nursery Manager (Horticulture, Landscaping, Gardening)

Nursery managers in horticulture, landscaping, and gardening are responsible for establishing and maintaining a nursery garden and ensuring that the plants within it receive the appropriate care and conditions. These managers must take into account the terrain and soil before planting, as well as how much sunlight each area receives on a given day, and they may also determine what plants to grow and how many based on current orders as well as prior order history.

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Nursery Manager (Horticulture, Landscaping, Gardening) Tasks

  • Manage, direct, and assist with daily nursery operations, including crop production, care, and maintenance.
  • Assist staff with customer service, providing and improving sales techniques.
  • Manage inventory and finances, ordering crops from suppliers and maintaining budgets.
  • Lead nursery team, establishing daily tasks and procedures and evaluating performance.

Common Career Paths for Nursery Manager (Horticulture, Landscaping, Gardening)


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Nursery Garden Managers who transition into an upper level Gardener position will not necessarily make much more than they do in their current role. The average Gardener makes $31K a year.

Nursery Manager (Horticulture, Landscaping, Gardening) Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Nursery Manager (Horticulture, Landscaping, Gardening)

Pay by Experience for a Nursery Manager (Horticulture, Landscaping, Gardening) has a positive trend. An entry-level Nursery Manager (Horticulture, Landscaping, Gardening) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 72 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Nursery Manager (Horticulture, Landscaping, Gardening) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 53 salaries. An experienced Nursery Manager (Horticulture, Landscaping, Gardening) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 46 salaries. A Nursery Manager (Horticulture, Landscaping, Gardening) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 29 salaries.

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Key Stats for Nursery Manager (Horticulture, Landscaping, Gardening)

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects Nursery Manager (Horticulture, Landscaping, Gardening) Salaries

▲33%

▲20%

▲1%

National Average
$34,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Nursery Manager (Horticulture, Landscaping, Gardening) Salaries

Operations Management
▲19%

Project Management
▲11%


Plant Maintenance
▲2%

National Average
$34,000

Design
▼25%

Customer Service
▼28%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 43%
dental benefits
Dental: 29%
vision benefits
Vision: 20%
no benefits
None: 54%
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