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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2018

27-1023 Floral Designers

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


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
43,360 2.3 % $13.90 $28,900 0.7 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $9.30 $10.85 $13.08 $16.23 $19.30
Annual Wage (2) $19,350 $22,560 $27,200 $33,760 $40,140


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Florists 28,410 45.37 $13.74 $28,570
Food and Beverage Stores (4451 and 4452 only) 6,280 0.21 $14.24 $29,610
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods (4241, 4247, and 4249 only) 2,370 0.42 $13.19 $27,430
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores 950 0.18 $12.70 $26,420
General Merchandise Stores 950 0.03 $13.54 $28,160

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Florists 28,410 45.37 $13.74 $28,570
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores 860 0.53 $15.50 $32,250
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods (4241, 4247, and 4249 only) 2,370 0.42 $13.19 $27,430
Death Care Services 290 0.21 $13.68 $28,460
Food and Beverage Stores (4451 and 4452 only) 6,280 0.21 $14.24 $29,610

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events (8) (8) $25.53 $53,100
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods (4244 and 4248 only) (8) (8) $19.50 $40,560
Other Personal Services 330 0.10 $18.20 $37,860
Traveler Accommodation 190 0.01 $17.39 $36,180
Special Food Services 70 0.01 $17.05 $35,460


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 4,510 0.26 0.88 $16.36 $34,020
Texas 3,050 0.25 0.84 $12.24 $25,460
Florida 2,850 0.33 1.10 $13.79 $28,680
Missouri 2,250 0.80 2.68 $12.81 $26,650
New York 2,020 0.22 0.72 $16.12 $33,520




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Missouri 2,250 0.80 2.68 $12.81 $26,650
South Dakota 260 0.62 2.07 $13.50 $28,080
Wyoming 140 0.51 1.71 $12.48 $25,950
Oregon 940 0.50 1.67 $12.97 $26,980
Maine 280 0.46 1.55 $13.02 $27,080




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 90 0.12 0.40 $23.16 $48,180
Connecticut 550 0.33 1.10 $17.56 $36,530
Nevada 360 0.27 0.89 $16.64 $34,610
Hawaii 130 0.20 0.68 $16.49 $34,290
California 4,510 0.26 0.88 $16.36 $34,020





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 1,750 0.18 0.62 $17.16 $35,690
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 1,300 0.21 0.71 $16.22 $33,730
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 1,190 0.26 0.86 $13.33 $27,730
St. Louis, MO-IL 1,150 0.84 2.81 $12.87 $26,760
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 950 0.35 1.15 $16.33 $33,960
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 920 0.26 0.86 $12.80 $26,620
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 880 0.31 1.03 $14.58 $30,330
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 880 0.36 1.21 $18.58 $38,650
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 790 0.30 1.02 $14.09 $29,300
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 650 0.55 1.84 $12.95 $26,940




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Homosassa Springs, FL 30 1.02 3.39 $12.08 $25,130
Springfield, MO 180 0.88 2.94 $12.87 $26,770
Lima, OH 40 0.87 2.90 $12.62 $26,240
Altoona, PA 50 0.87 2.92 $10.87 $22,600
Rapid City, SD 60 0.85 2.83 $11.37 $23,650
St. Louis, MO-IL 1,150 0.84 2.81 $12.87 $26,760
Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ 90 0.74 2.47 $14.18 $29,490
Odessa, TX 60 0.72 2.40 $13.71 $28,510
Green Bay, WI 120 0.71 2.38 $11.05 $22,980
Sioux Falls, SD 110 0.70 2.33 $14.17 $29,470