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Nursery Manager Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$67,010 (USD)

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Last updated: June 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Nursery Manager is $67,010 a year and $32 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Nursery Manager is between $48,605 and $82,282. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Nursery Manager. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Manages nursery to grow horticultural plants, such as trees, shrubs, flowers, ornamental plants, or vegetables, for sale to trade or retail customers.
  • Determines type and quantity of horticultural plants to be grown, considering such factors as whether plants will be grown under controlled conditions in hothouse or greenhouse or under natural weather conditions in field, and market demand or conditions, utilizing knowledge of plant germination, growing habits of plants, soil conditions, plant nutrients, and disease control requirements.
  • Selects and purchases seed, plant nutrients, and disease control chemicals according to type of horticultural plants and conditions under which plants will be grown.
  • Manages and coordinates subordinate staff.
Nursery Manager Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

Job family population: 4,610

Estimated population of Nursery Manager jobs: 3,986

Rate of error: 6.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Nursery Manager Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Integrated Pest Management Technician
Apr 21
Hoffie Nursery Inc
Full-Time, IPM Tech position available at a wholesale perennial nursery in Union and Woodstock, IL. Must be reliable, have good math and record-keeping skills. Basic knowledge of plants, pests and ...
Director NICU/Special Care Nursery
Jun 19
Edward-Elmhurst Health
... Care Nursery at Elmhurst Hospital. Works to ensure quality, customer focused and cost effective ... Participates in the development and implementation of the annual management plan; manages and ...
Travel Nurse - L/D RN - Fremont, NE
Apr 4
Chicago, United States
General Healthcare Resources - Travel Nursing
Travel Labor and Delivery/Postpartum/Nursery Registered Nurse (RN) Start your next travel ... Manager Sathya Selvanayagam at 716-210-9771 . We are an equal opportunity employer and value ...
Toddler Teacher
May 14
Chicago, IL, USA
Kids & Company
Our ideal candidate will be able to create, manage and participate in a variety of learning ... One year (1560 clock hours) of child development experience in a nursery school, kindergarten, or ...
Designer, Furniture - Kids
May 4
Northbrook, IL, USA
Crate & Barrel
... nursery, from case goods including cribs/beds, dressers and nightstands, to modular storage ... Manage the Design development process throughout its lifecycle, under the leadership of the Senior ...
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