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Horticulturist Salary
in Seattle, Washington

$77,064 (USD)

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Last updated: June 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Horticulturist is $77,064 a year and $37 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for a Horticulturist is between $55,192 and $95,097. 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 Seattle, Washington.

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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.
Horticulturist Job Prevalence in Seattle, Washington, United States

Job family: Soil and Plant Scientists

Job family population: 14,180

Estimated population of Horticulturist jobs: 1,005

Rate of error: 4.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Seattle, Washington

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Description: Seattle ( (listen) see-AT-əl) is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 744,955 residents as of 2018, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. According to U.S. Census data released in 2018, the Seattle metropolitan area's population stands at 3.94 million, and ranks as the 15th largest in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. In July 2016, Seattle...

Horticulturist Job Listings for Seattle, Washington

Landscaper/Grounds Keeper (Full-time/Year-round work)
Mar 27
Auburn, WA, USA
The Danner Corporation
... of horticulture methods and materials, landscaping and cultivation of trees and woody plants. · Knowledge of fertilizer and/or pesticide applications. · Must be organized and able to follow ...
Field Service Team Manager
May 8
Seattle, WA, USA
Botanical Designs
Provide on-time updates to supervisors and staff. 9. Coordinate and collaborate with Lead Horticulturist to ensure completion of training for new staff, as well as on-going education, tracking status ...
CDL Driver
Apr 22
Kent, United States
SiteOne Landscape Supply
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE: + Ability to communicate effectively + Ability to work independently + Experience in the horticultural EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: + 5 years minimum driving experience + Must have ...
CDL Driver
Apr 19
Kent, WA, USA
SiteOne Landscape and Supply
Experience in the horticultural EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: * 5 years minimum driving experience * Must have CDL license * Proven safety record * Ability to work overtime as the season requires
Injection Molding Assistant
May 21
Sumner, WA, USA
Responsible for supporting their Shift Lead in the successful operation of up to nine injection molding machines producing a variety of flower pots and flats for the horticulture industry. * Eager to ...
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