How Much Do Floral Designers Make in 2021 (including Starting Salary)

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Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries

Floral Designers

Floral Designers design, cut, and arrange live, dried, or artificial flowers and foliage.

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Table of contents
  1. Average salary
  2. Starting salary
  3. Salary rank
  4. Salary range
  5. Highest paying states
  6. Highest paying industries

Average salary

Annual salary
$30670 per year
Hourly wage
$15 per hour

Starting salary

Entry-level annual salary
$20,110 to $24,050 per year
Entry-level hourly wage
$10 to $12 per hour

Entry-level Floral Designers with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $20,110 to $24,050 per year or $10 to $12 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.

Salary rank

Salary rank

We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Floral Designers to all the other careers out there. So we created Salary Rank. We compared the salary of all careers then we gave them a rank of A, B, C, or D depending on where their average salary sit in comparison to other careers.

Salary range

Level Hourly Annual
Highest (Top 10%) $21 $43,150
Senior (Top 25%) $17 $35,750
Middle (Mid 50%) $14 $29,140
Junior (Bottom 25%) $12 $24,050
No experience (Bottom 10%) $10 $20,110

Highest paying states

State Hourly Annual
CT $21 $42,800
DC $20 $42,350
CA $18 $37,760
MA $18 $37,650
VT $17 $34,840
WA $17 $34,640
NY $17 $34,450
HI $17 $34,400
NJ $16 $34,270
NH $16 $33,950

Another simple way to increase your salary as a Floral Designer is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like CT doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at CT might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.

According to BLS, the highest paid Floral Designers are in the states of CT, DC, CA, MA and VT.

Highest paying industries

Salary by industry Annual Hourly
Other Personal Services $42620 $20.49
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals $38470 $18.50
Traveler Accommodation $38190 $18.36
Other Support Services $37710 $18.13
Rental and Leasing Services $36140 $17.37
Home Furnishings Stores $35990 $17.30
Services to Buildings and Dwellings $35720 $17.17
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses $34210 $16.45
Real Estate $34030 $16.36
Death Care Services $34010 $16.35
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions $33680 $16.19
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods $33020 $15.87
Special Food Services $32300 $15.53
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores $31850 $15.31
Food and Beverage Stores $31840 $15.31
Management of Companies and Enterprises $31660 $15.22
Specialized Design Services $30590 $14.71
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods $30280 $14.56
Florists $30070 $14.46
General Merchandise Stores $28920 $13.90
Employment Services $27960 $13.44
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores $27230 $13.09
Health and Personal Care Stores $26690 $12.83
Miscellaneous Store Retailers $26310 $12.65

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