Nursery Worker Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$24,000
$21,000
Min 10%
$24,000
Median 50%
$28,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Mackenzie
Highest Paying City
Rochester, MN
Highest Paying State
New York
Average Experience Level
2.3 years
How much does a nursery worker make?
As a Nursery Worker in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $24,892 per year or $11.97 per hour. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 7,000. The top 10 percent earn over $28,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $21,000 annually. Retail companies and Government companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. New York, Minnesota, Alaska, Delaware, and West Virginia are some of the states with the best Nursery Worker salaries in the US. The typical tenure for a Nursery Worker is 2.3 years.
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Average Nursery Worker Salary By Location

Nursery Workers in the United States of America make on average $24,892 a year or $11.97 per hour. Rochester, MN reports the highest Nursery Worker salaries at $29,841 per year. The average starting salary in Rochester, MN for Nursery Workers is $24,000. New York, Minnesota, Alaska, Delaware, and West Virginia are the states with the highest payscale for Nursery Workers. Georgia, Texas, and Arkansas have the lowest Nursery Worker salaries.

Map of Nursery Worker Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Nursery Workers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Nursery Worker Salary By Company

There is good job security in Nursery Worker positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Retail companies and Government companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Mackenzie and Autumn are the highest paying companies. Companies like TENDER CARE VETERINARY HOSPITAL and Cumberland Valley Motors also pay high salaries to their Nursery Workers.

Average Nursery Worker Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Nursery Worker works in can influence their earning potential. By looking at our data, we can see that Retail companies, Professional companies, and Non Profits companies pay their Nursery Workers well. Retail companies pay their Nursery Workers the highest wages, averaging $25,052 per year. Professional companies and Non Profits companies pay well too, at $24,775 and $24,111, respectively. At $24,045, the average salary for Nursery Workers in the Hospitality industry is lower than other industries.
Industry
Average Salary
Retail
Retail
$25,052
$25k
Professional
Professional
$24,775
$25k
Non Profits
Non Profits
$24,111
$24k
Hospitality
Hospitality
$24,045
$24k

Nursery Worker Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Recently Added Nursery Worker Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Nursery Worker
02/13/2020
$19,722
Nursery Worker
01/15/2020
$20,870
Nursery Worker
11/29/2019
$29,594
Nursery Worker
10/16/2019
$18,783
Labor Consultants
Nursery Worker
08/31/2019
$26,129
Nursery Worker
08/26/2019
$22,755
Faron Green Nursery
Nursery Worker
08/22/2019
$24,272
Terry L. Bell
Nursery Workers
08/20/2019
$24,272
Rocky Ray
Nursery Workers
08/20/2019
$23,646
Timbuk II Plant Company Inc.
Nursery Worker
08/19/2019
$27,674
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