Salary for Floral Designers

Also known as:  Corsage Maker, Floral Arranger, Floral Artist, Floral Decorator, Florist, Florist Designer, Flower Arranger helps marketing and sales professionals find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.

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The profession of floral designer involves much more work than just arranging flowers. These individuals must know how to care for, clean, cut and condition flowers, be able to work with a wide variety of materials including live, dried, and artifical flowers, wire, floral tape, hot glue, and numerous other trade tools, select and order flowers from wholesale growers, and decorate social halls and religious worship spaces for special events. Additionally, they may be required to perform basic office and retail duties, and educate customers about the care and maintenance of their flowers. Many professionals in this trade do not have high school diplomas.

A Floral Designer can receive a salary between 16000 - 24000 based on tenure and industry expertise. Floral Designers can earn a wage of Twenty Five Thousand One Hundred dollars on an annual basis.

Floral Designers can receive the best compensation in Rhode Island, where they can get a compensation of just about $30360. People with these jobs are compensated the highest in Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services, where they can receive job pay of $35020.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 14.50 percent nationwide in that time.
Floral Designers tend to make the most in the following industries
Management of Companies and Enterprises $35,020
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $33,960
Health Care and Social Assistance $33,820
Accommodation and Food Services $31,520
Other Services (except Public Administration) $29,130
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $26,970
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Manufacturing $23,630
Retail Trade $24,850
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $24,950
Wholesale Trade $25,680
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $26,970
Other Services (except Public Administration) $29,130