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How much does a Florist make in the United States?

Average Florist Hourly Wage in the United States

Florists earn a median hourly wage of $12.02. Hourly wages typically start from $8.80 and go up to $18.59.

Average Florist Yearly Salary in the United States

Florists earn a median salary of $25,010 per year. Salaries typically start from $18,310 and go up to $38,660.

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Florist Earnings by Seniority

Top End Florist Earnings

The highest earning Florists in the United States earn:

$18.59
an hour
$38,660
per year
Senior Florist Earnings

Senior Florists in the United States earn:

$14.94
an hour
$31,080
per year
Experienced Florist Earnings

Experienced Florists in the United States earn:

$12.02
an hour
$25,010
per year
Junior Florist Earnings

Junior Florists in the United States earn:

$9.90
an hour
$20,590
per year
Starting Florist Earnings

Starting Florists in the United States earn:

$8.80
an hour
$18,310
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Florist salary comparison

Florists earn less than 84% percent of Services careers. Florist salaries are in the bottom 89% of all careers in the United States.

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Historical salary for Florists in the United States

Florist salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Florist Salary in Connecticut $16.65 $34,640 # 1
Florist Salary in District of Columbia $14.21 $29,550 # 2
Florist Salary in Alaska $15.24 $31,690 # 3
Florist Salary in California $14.29 $29,730 # 4
Florist Salary in Massachusetts $14.97 $31,130 # 5
Florist Salary in New Jersey $13.07 $27,190 # 6
Florist Salary in Nevada $13.72 $28,530 # 7
Florist Salary in Maryland $14.29 $29,720 # 8
Florist Salary in Washington $13.74 $28,580 # 9
Florist Salary in Rhode Island $11.65 $24,230 # 10
Florist Salary in New York $13.53 $28,150 # 11
Florist Salary in Hawaii $13.91 $28,940 # 12
Florist Salary in Illinois $12.71 $26,440 # 13
Florist Salary in Wyoming $13.09 $27,240 # 14
Florist Salary in North Carolina $12.49 $25,990 # 15
Florist Salary in Pennsylvania $12.58 $26,160 # 16
Florist Salary in Vermont $11.76 $24,450 # 17
Florist Salary in Iowa $12.65 $26,310 # 18
Florist Salary in New Hampshire $12.20 $25,380 # 19
Florist Salary in Virginia $11.41 $23,740 # 20
Florist Salary in Michigan $11.64 $24,200 # 21
Florist Salary in Wisconsin $12.12 $25,200 # 22
Florist Salary in Florida $11.54 $24,010 # 23
Florist Salary in Colorado $12.27 $25,520 # 24
Florist Salary in Arizona $11.96 $24,880 # 25
Florist Salary in Georgia $11.85 $24,640 # 26
Florist Salary in South Dakota $12.09 $25,150 # 27
Florist Salary in Tennessee $11.44 $23,790 # 28
Florist Salary in Minnesota $11.78 $24,510 # 29
Florist Salary in Texas $11.29 $23,480 # 30
Florist Salary in Delaware $11.10 $23,090 # 31
Florist Salary in South Carolina $11.69 $24,320 # 32
Florist Salary in Oklahoma $11.46 $23,830 # 33
Florist Salary in Maine $12.25 $25,480 # 34
Florist Salary in Oregon $11.03 $22,950 # 35
Florist Salary in Idaho $11.61 $24,150 # 36
Florist Salary in Ohio $10.96 $22,800 # 37
Florist Salary in Indiana $11.48 $23,880 # 38
Florist Salary in Nebraska $11.06 $23,010 # 39
Florist Salary in Missouri $11.03 $22,950 # 40
Florist Salary in North Dakota $11.20 $23,300 # 41
Florist Salary in Kansas $11.26 $23,420 # 42
Florist Salary in Arkansas $10.73 $22,320 # 43
Florist Salary in Alabama $10.52 $21,890 # 44
Florist Salary in Utah $10.66 $22,170 # 45
Florist Salary in Louisiana $10.95 $22,770 # 46
Florist Salary in New Mexico $10.71 $22,270 # 47
Florist Salary in Montana $10.12 $21,040 # 48
Florist Salary in Kentucky $10.64 $22,140 # 49
Florist Salary in Mississippi $9.33 $19,410 # 50
Florist Salary in West Virginia $9.07 $18,870 # 51
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

How to Become a Florist

Interested in becoming a Florist? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good florist? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

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  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Goldey-Beacom College | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Wesley College | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Wilmington University | New Castle, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
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