Salary for Nursery and Greenhouse Managers

Also known as:  Agricultural Crop Farm Manager, Animal Husbandry Manager, Aquaculture Farm Manager, Beef Farm Operator, Christmas Tree Farm Manager, Dairy Farm Manager, Fish Hatchery Manager, Greenhouse Manager, Hatchery Manager, Orchard Manager

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Managers of greenhouses and nurseries must have more than green thumbs. These jobs often require college level training in biology, agriculture, or horticulture. Responsibilities can include, but are not limited to crop pollination, the raising and release of beneficial insects into greenhouses, seed cultivation, and processing, maintenance of electronic databases with seed and crop data, and in non-organic facilities, selecting pesticides and applying them as appropriate. Special licenses for pesticide application may be required depending upon state-regulations. A knowledge of common plagues and pests, as well as the ability to conduct basic greenhouse or nursery repairs, and to operate relevant equipment is also necessary for this career.

A Nursery or Greenhouse Manager will usually earn a compensation of around 48000 and 72000 based on education and experience. Nursery and Greenhouse Managers usually get a salary of Sixty Six Thousand Eight Hundred dollars every year.

Nursery and Greenhouse Managers obtain the highest salaries in California, where they can get compensation, on average, of close to $80740. Employees who work in this job make the greatest compensation in Manufacturing, which has an average salary rate of $83240.

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HOURLY RATE
INDUSTRIES
Nursery and Greenhouse Managers tend to make the most in the following industries
Wholesale Trade $83,240
Manufacturing $81,320
Management of Companies and Enterprises $78,490
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting $65,730
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $62,580
Public Administration $62,260
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $51,150
Retail Trade $59,260
Educational Services $61,300
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $61,400
Public Administration $62,260
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $62,580
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