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Nursery Worker Salary

$25,584 (USD)

Average Salary

$12/hr

Average Hourly

$287

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 09, 2019

The average pay for a Nursery Worker is $25,584 a year and $12 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Nursery Worker is between $20,327 and $29,671. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Nursery Worker. 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:
  • Plants, sprays, weeds, and waters plants, shrubs, and trees.
  • Prepares soil and growth media, cultivates, and otherwise participates in horticultural activities under close supervision on acreage, in nursery, or in environmentally-controlled structure, such as greenhouse and shed.
  • Hauls and spreads topsoil, fertilizer, peat moss, and other materials to condition land.
  • Digs, rakes, and screens soil and fills cold frames and hot beds to prepare them for planting.
  • Plants shrubs and plants in containers.
Nursery Worker Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

Job family population: 287,420

Estimated population of Nursery Worker jobs: 15,820

Rate of error: 2.0%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$29,659
5 Year Change:
16 %
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About United States

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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Nursery Worker Job Listings for United States

RN - Labor & Delivery, Nursery, Educator
Dec 2
Olympia, United States
CAPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
WA RN 3-5 years of experience in OB/L&D/Nursery preferred (for this position Level 2 Nursery ... Essential Physical, Mental and/or Environmental Working Conditions: * Must be able to meet the ...
Tree Nursery Supervisor
Nov 26
Korbel, CA, USA
Green Diamond Resource Company
Supervises the Korbel Nursery with frequent intra and inter-departmental communications with ... Assures greenhouses and machinery used for seedling preparation are in good working order and ...
Registered Nurse (RN) Nursery
Dec 9
Brandon, United States
Brandon Regional Hospital
Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced, patient-centered environment? Jump-start your career in our Nursery department. Submit your application today! Brandon Regional Hospital is committed to ...
Landscape Designer
Nov 16
Johns Island, SC, USA
Brownswood Nursery
... by working on interesting projects in collaboration with a dynamic team of landscape professionals. US Brownswood Nursery, now in its 41st year, is one of the largest nursery and landscape ...
Development Director
Nov 18
us
Bay Area Crisis Nursery
The Nursery truly is a magical place for children and families. The Role Are you a fundraising professional looking for a fun, fast-paced environment working for an agency that's truly adored by our ...

The average pay for a Nursery Worker is $25,584 a year and $12 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Nursery Worker is between $20,327 and $29,671. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Nursery Worker. 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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