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Horticulturist Salary
in Delaware, United States

$71,132 (USD)

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The average pay for a Horticulturist is $71,132 a year and $34 an hour in Delaware, United States. The average salary range for a Horticulturist is between $50,944 and $87,778. 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 Delaware, United States.

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Job Summary

  • 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.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Horticulturist Job Listings for Delaware, United States

Extension Agent II (Horticulture and Natural Resources)
Jan 11
Dover, DE, USA
The University of Delaware
Extension Agent II (Horticulture and Natural Resources) The University Of Delaware Newark, DE The W. Charles, Sr. and Eleanor Clement Paradee Center is the home for Kent County Delaware Cooperative ...
Residential Lawn Specialist
Jan 18
Harrington, DE, USA
TruGreen Lawn Care
Education and Experience Requirements • High school diploma/GED or 6 months to 1 year related experience and/or training in horticulture and/or customer service or equivalent combination of ...
Residential Lawn Maintenance
Dec 21
Harrington, DE, USA
High school diploma or GED, or 6 months to 1 year of related experience and/or training in horticulture and/or customer service, or equivalent combination of education and experience * License and/or ...