Salary for Nursery and Greenhouse Managers

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This occupation has now been updated to Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural 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 helps find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations. Sign up in our career community today!

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 can earn average salaries in a range of $35,090 and $130,760 depending on education and experience. usually get an average wage of seventy-six thousand eight hundred and ten dollars yearly.

are compensated highest in Hawaii, which has average pay levels of just about $135,880. People working these jobs can get the best compensation in Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services, where they can get an average job salary of $102,000.

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Nursery and Greenhouse Managers tend to make the most in the following industries:

Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Management of Companies and Enterprises
Wholesale Trade
Retail Trade
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Other Services (except Public Administration)
Transportation and Warehousing
Educational Services
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
Accommodation and Food Services
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