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How much does a Nursery Worker make in the United States?

Average Nursery Worker Hourly Wage in the United States

Nursery Workers earn a median hourly wage of $9.51. Hourly wages typically start from $9.00 and go up to $14.18.

Average Nursery Worker Yearly Salary in the United States

Nursery Workers earn a median salary of $19,770 per year. Salaries typically start from $18,710 and go up to $29,490.

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    • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry | Dover, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates
    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Associates, Bachelors
    • Wesley College | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
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Nursery Worker Earnings by Seniority

Top End Nursery Worker Earnings

The highest earning Nursery Workers in the United States earn:

$14.18
an hour
$29,490
per year
Senior Nursery Worker Earnings

Senior Nursery Workers in the United States earn:

$11.23
an hour
$23,360
per year
Experienced Nursery Worker Earnings

Experienced Nursery Workers in the United States earn:

$9.51
an hour
$19,770
per year
Junior Nursery Worker Earnings

Junior Nursery Workers in the United States earn:

$9.20
an hour
$19,130
per year
Starting Nursery Worker Earnings

Starting Nursery Workers in the United States earn:

$9.00
an hour
$18,710
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Nursery Worker salary comparison

Nursery Workers earn less than 100% percent of Agriculture & Horticulture careers. Nursery Worker salaries are in the bottom 91% of all careers in the United States.

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Farm Equipment Mechanic Salary $37k
Lawn Care Specialist Salary $32k
Agricultural Worker Salary $26k
Nursery Worker Salary $19k

Historical salary for Nursery Workers in the United States

Nursery Worker salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Nursery Worker Salary in Nebraska $14.21 $29,550 # 1
Nursery Worker Salary in Illinois $13.42 $27,910 # 2
Nursery Worker Salary in Nevada $13.98 $29,080 # 3
Nursery Worker Salary in Delaware $13.69 $28,480 # 4
Nursery Worker Salary in Iowa $13.21 $27,490 # 5
Nursery Worker Salary in Maryland $12.31 $25,610 # 6
Nursery Worker Salary in Kentucky $13.19 $27,440 # 7
Nursery Worker Salary in Vermont $12.94 $26,910 # 8
Nursery Worker Salary in New Hampshire $11.98 $24,930 # 9
Nursery Worker Salary in Washington $11.60 $24,130 # 10
Nursery Worker Salary in Rhode Island $10.67 $22,190 # 11
Nursery Worker Salary in Michigan $11.49 $23,910 # 12
Nursery Worker Salary in North Dakota $11.13 $23,150 # 13
Nursery Worker Salary in Massachusetts $11.97 $24,900 # 14
Nursery Worker Salary in Maine $12.17 $25,320 # 15
Nursery Worker Salary in Ohio $11.56 $24,040 # 16
Nursery Worker Salary in New York $11.24 $23,370 # 17
Nursery Worker Salary in Hawaii $10.90 $22,670 # 18
Nursery Worker Salary in Minnesota $11.73 $24,400 # 19
Nursery Worker Salary in Alaska $11.93 $24,810 # 20
Nursery Worker Salary in Colorado $11.51 $23,930 # 21
Nursery Worker Salary in New Jersey $11.29 $23,480 # 22
Nursery Worker Salary in Montana $10.94 $22,760 # 23
Nursery Worker Salary in Louisiana $10.82 $22,510 # 24
Nursery Worker Salary in Connecticut $10.50 $21,840 # 25
Nursery Worker Salary in Virginia $11.25 $23,400 # 26
Nursery Worker Salary in Kansas $11.35 $23,610 # 27
Nursery Worker Salary in Indiana $10.78 $22,430 # 28
Nursery Worker Salary in South Carolina $10.52 $21,890 # 29
Nursery Worker Salary in Wisconsin $10.85 $22,560 # 30
Nursery Worker Salary in Oklahoma $11.27 $23,450 # 31
Nursery Worker Salary in Wyoming $10.69 $22,240 # 32
Nursery Worker Salary in Pennsylvania $10.62 $22,100 # 33
Nursery Worker Salary in Utah $11.01 $22,900 # 34
Nursery Worker Salary in Oregon $10.30 $21,430 # 35
Nursery Worker Salary in Arkansas $10.36 $21,550 # 36
Nursery Worker Salary in Georgia $9.12 $18,960 # 37
Nursery Worker Salary in South Dakota $9.99 $20,770 # 38
Nursery Worker Salary in Idaho $9.58 $19,930 # 39
Nursery Worker Salary in Missouri $9.62 $20,010 # 40
Nursery Worker Salary in North Carolina $9.39 $19,530 # 41
Nursery Worker Salary in California $9.46 $19,680 # 42
Nursery Worker Salary in Alabama $9.93 $20,660 # 43
Nursery Worker Salary in Tennessee $9.35 $19,450 # 44
Nursery Worker Salary in West Virginia $8.99 $18,700 # 45
Nursery Worker Salary in Florida $9.13 $19,000 # 46
Nursery Worker Salary in Mississippi $8.86 $18,430 # 47
Nursery Worker Salary in New Mexico $8.94 $18,590 # 48
Nursery Worker Salary in Texas $9.01 $18,740 # 49
Nursery Worker Salary in Arizona $8.93 $18,580 # 50
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

How to Become a Nursery Worker

Interested in becoming a Nursery Worker? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

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

    Take the free career test
  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry | Dover, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates
    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Associates, Bachelors
    • Wesley College | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
  3. Get Hired

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