Salary for Floral Designers

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Also known as:  Corsage Maker, Floral Arranger, Floral Artist, Floral Decorator, Florist, Florist Designer, Flower Arranger helps find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations. Sign up in our career community today!

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 get salaries in a range of $20,110 to $43,150 depending on seniority levels. can earn an average wage of thirty thousand six hundred and seventy dollars yearly.

receive the highest salary in Connecticut, where they earn average job salaries of close to about $42,800. Employees in this career have the most lucrative average salary level in Other Services (except Public Administration), where they get average job salaries of $38,370.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 40.26 percent nationwide in that time.


Floral Designers tend to make the most in the following industries:

Other Services (except Public Administration)
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
Accommodation and Food Services
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
Management of Companies and Enterprises

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Retail Trade
Wholesale Trade
Health Care and Social Assistance
Management of Companies and Enterprises
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
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