Floral Designers

General Information

Description

Design, cut, and arrange live, dried, or artificial flowers and foliage.

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit80.57%
  2. Self-employed17.24%
  3. Private, not for profit1.47%
  4. State and local government0.26%

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure

Job Outlook

Employment of floral designers is projected to decline 20 percent from 2020 to 2030. Despite declining employment, about 2,600 openings for floral designers are projected each year, on average, over the decade. All of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to other occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.

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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$29,140

State-by-state Salary

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$39,260
$22,380
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • High school 75%
  • Some college 11%
  • Bachelor's degree 7%
  • Associate's degree 3%
  • Master's degree 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%
  • Post-secondary certificate 0%

Knowledge

  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Production and Processing
  • Administration and Management
  • Sales and Marketing
  • English Language

Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership
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