How Much Do Farm and Greenhouse Managers Make in 2021 (including Starting Salary)

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2021 Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries

Nursery and Greenhouse Managers

Nursery and Greenhouse Managers plan, organize, direct, control, and coordinate activities of workers engaged in propagating, cultivating, and harvesting horticultural specialties, such as trees, shrubs, flowers, mushrooms, and other plants.

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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
$76810 per year
Hourly wage
$37 per hour

Starting salary

Entry-level annual salary
$35,090 to $42,850 per year
Entry-level hourly wage
$17 to $21 per hour

Entry-level Nursery and Greenhouse Managers with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $35,090 to $42,850 per year or $17 to $21 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.

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Salary rank

Salary rank

We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Nursery and Greenhouse Managers 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%) $63 $130,760
Senior (Top 25%) $47 $96,980
Middle (Mid 50%) $33 $68,090
Junior (Bottom 25%) $21 $42,850
No experience (Bottom 10%) $17 $35,090

Highest paying states

State Hourly Annual
HI $65 $135,880
MN $48 $99,890
ND $47 $97,870
IA $46 $95,610
NY $45 $93,740
MD $45 $92,670
WA $44 $90,600
NV $44 $90,520
TX $41 $85,880
FL $38 $79,460

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

According to BLS, the highest paid Farm and Greenhouse Managers are in the states of HI, MN, ND, IA and NY.

Highest paying industries

Salary by industry Annual Hourly
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods $116360 $55.94
Beverage Manufacturing $113400 $54.52
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing $101820 $48.95
Management of Companies and Enterprises $96710 $46.50
Scientific Research and Development Services $92610 $44.53
Support Activities for Animal Production $90630 $43.57
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods $81530 $39.20
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers $81250 $39.06
Local Government $79490 $38.22
Services to Buildings and Dwellings $77800 $37.40
State Government $73380 $35.28
Support Activities for Crop Production $71750 $34.50
Employment Services $69230 $33.28
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools $68110 $32.75
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions $67660 $32.53
Individual and Family Services $30770 $14.79
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