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Horticulturist Salary

$68,982 (USD)

Average Salary

$33/hr

Average Hourly

$1,380

Average Bonus

Last updated: November 21, 2019

The average pay for a Horticulturist is $68,982 a year and $33 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Horticulturist is between $49,404 and $85,124. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Horticulturist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Assesses and conducts experiments and investigations to determine methods of breeding, producing, storing, processing, and transporting of fruits, nuts, berries, vegetables, flowers, bushes, and trees.
  • Learns ways to develop new or improved varieties having higher yield, quality, nutritional value, resistance to disease, or adaptability to climates, soils, uses, or processes.
  • Positions covered by this definition are characterized by the inclusion of work that requires an understanding of both theories and principles.
  • Excludes paraprofessional positions.
Horticulturist Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Soil and Plant Scientists

Job family population: 15,010

Estimated population of Horticulturist jobs: 1,063

Rate of error: 4.7%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$79,969
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Horticulturist Job Listings for United States

Horticulturist / Plant Enthusiast
Oct 28
Dallas, TX, USA
Wholesale and RetailConfidential
Experienced plant enthusiast wanted! Customer Service Experts with a Green-Thumb!! We are looking for a dedicated and proactive and sales professional who pride themselves on thoughtful customer ...
Lead Horticulturist
Oct 2
Elkhart, IN, USA
Wellfield Botanic Gardens
Role: The Lead Horticulturist is directly responsible for horticultural maintenance of several themed garden spaces and may take a lead role in seasonal display development. This position may ...
Gardener / landscaper / Horticulturist
Nov 8
Poulsbo, Washington, USA
Arbutus Garden Management
Experienced Gardener/Horticulturist Fine Gardening business - Poulsbo, WA $15 - $18 per hour DOE (Entry level @ $12-$14 DOE) Full-time 35-40hrs Job locations: Poulsbo, Indianola, Bainbridge Island ...
Horticulturist- Interior Plant Technician
Nov 15
Seattle, WA, USA
Botanical Designs
We are searching for motivated individuals with a strong work ethic looking for long-term employment in the horticultural field. If you see yourself as a leader, we provide a clear path forward for ...
PAT_Horticulture Specialist
Nov 8
Keeler, California, USA
PAT_Natural Resource Center
Horticultural Specialists are responsible for identification of pest problems within the urban forest and treating these problems with Integrated Pest Management techniques. Horticultural Specialists ...

The average pay for a Horticulturist is $68,982 a year and $33 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Horticulturist is between $49,404 and $85,124. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Horticulturist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Horticulturist / Plant Enthusiast
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Experienced plant enthusiast wanted! Customer Service Experts with a Green-Thumb!! We are looking for a dedicated and proactive and sales professional who pride themselves on thoughtful customer ...
Lead Horticulturist
Oct 2
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Wellfield Botanic Gardens
Role: The Lead Horticulturist is directly responsible for horticultural maintenance of several themed garden spaces and may take a lead role in seasonal display development. This position may ...
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