How Much Does A Floral Designer Make?

Those who possess an inherent passion for flowers and are able to use their artistry and skill in making floral arrangements for weddings and other special occasions make great floral designers. It’s really pure love for this art form that motivates a floral designer to pursue this career since the pay itself is not very attractive.

Those who are highly entrepreneurial have the chance to establish their own business after a few years of experience working in the industry.

Average Floral Designer Annual Salary

$27,610

The average annual salary for floral designers is $27,610 a year. Salaries start at $18,760 a year and go up to $39,130 a year.

Average Floral Designer Hourly Wage

$13.27

The average hourly wage for a floral designer is $13.27. Hourly wages were between $9.02 and $18.82 an hour.

Stats were based out of 43,990 employed floral designers in the United States.

Does Your Pay Depend On Your Experience?

Executive Floral Designer

$39,130/year $18.82/hour

(Top 10% of Floral Designers)


Senior Floral Designer

$31,970/year $15.37/hour

(Top 25% of Floral Designers)


Mid Level Floral Designer

$25,850/year $12.43/hour

(Median)


Junior Floral Designer

$21,190/year $10.19/hour

(Bottom 25% of Floral Designers)


Entry Level Floral Designer

$18,760/year $9.02/hour

(Bottom 10% of Floral Designers)


Floral Designer Average Salary Comparison

Art Directors
$101k / year
$48 / hour
Fashion Designers
$76k / year
$36 / hour
Multimedia Artists and Animators
$72k / year
$34 / hour
Commercial and Industrial Designers
$70k / year
$34 / hour
Artists and Related Workers, All Other
$64k / year
$31 / hour
Designers, All Other
$63k / year
$30 / hour
Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators
$57k / year
$27 / hour
Set and Exhibit Designers
$57k / year
$27 / hour
Interior Designers
$56k / year
$27 / hour
Graphic Designers
$52k / year
$25 / hour

Top 10 Highest Paying States For Floral Designers

Top 10 Highest Paying Cities For Floral Designers

Floral Designer Salary By State

Rank State Hourly Rate Annual Salary
#1 District of Columbia $19.56 $40,690
#2 Connecticut $16.41 $34,140
#3 Alaska $16.21 $33,720
#4 California $16.13 $33,560
#5 Nevada $16.06 $33,410
#6 Massachusetts $15.50 $32,250
#7 Washington $15.14 $31,500
#8 New Jersey $14.59 $30,350
#9 North Carolina $14.56 $30,290
#10 Maryland $14.52 $30,200
#11 Rhode Island $14.29 $29,730
#12 New York $14.26 $29,650
#13 Hawaii $13.94 $29,000
#14 Colorado $13.89 $28,880
#15 Arizona $13.39 $27,840
#16 Wyoming $13.33 $27,730
#17 Vermont $13.30 $27,650
#18 Minnesota $13.20 $27,460
#19 Virginia $13.18 $27,420
#20 Michigan $13.08 $27,210
#21 New Hampshire $12.91 $26,860
#22 Illinois $12.87 $26,770
#23 Florida $12.86 $26,750
#24 Wisconsin $12.86 $26,750
#25 Tennessee $12.86 $26,760
#26 Ohio $12.68 $26,380
#27 Georgia $12.63 $26,270
#28 Delaware $12.61 $26,220
#29 North Dakota $12.57 $26,150
#30 Iowa $12.48 $25,950
#31 South Dakota $12.47 $25,940
#32 South Carolina $12.42 $25,830
#33 Pennsylvania $12.42 $25,830
#34 Kansas $12.28 $25,530
#35 Texas $12.24 $25,450
#36 Oregon $12.22 $25,410
#37 Missouri $12.20 $25,370
#38 Nebraska $12.11 $25,180
#39 Maine $12.08 $25,140
#40 Indiana $12.07 $25,100
#41 Utah $12.06 $25,090
#42 Oklahoma $11.98 $24,920
#43 Arkansas $11.94 $24,830
#44 Louisiana $11.79 $24,530
#45 Idaho $11.67 $24,280
#46 Puerto Rico $11.62 $24,170
#47 Alabama $11.42 $23,750
#48 Kentucky $11.33 $23,560
#49 Montana $11.25 $23,400
#50 Mississippi $11.09 $23,070
#51 New Mexico $10.50 $21,850
#52 West Virginia $9.96 $20,720

Data provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

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