Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016

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)
43,990 2.0 % $13.27 $27,610 0.7 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $9.02 $10.19 $12.43 $15.37 $18.82
Annual Wage (2) $18,760 $21,190 $25,850 $31,970 $39,130


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 28,440 44.69 $13.06 $27,160
Grocery Stores 7,040 0.26 $13.57 $28,230
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers 1,680 0.52 $14.15 $29,440
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores 1,200 0.75 $14.50 $30,160
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores 970 0.17 $13.09 $27,220

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 28,440 44.69 $13.06 $27,160
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores 1,200 0.75 $14.50 $30,160
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers 1,680 0.52 $14.15 $29,440
Grocery Stores 7,040 0.26 $13.57 $28,230
Office Supplies, Stationery, and Gift Stores 530 0.19 $12.08 $25,120

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other Support Services 120 0.04 $18.67 $38,830
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 30 (7) $18.05 $37,540
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 70 (7) $17.87 $37,170
Traveler Accommodation 170 0.01 $17.59 $36,580
Specialized Design Services 210 0.15 $16.83 $35,000


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 3,490 0.22 0.70 $16.13 $33,560
Texas 3,280 0.28 0.89 $12.24 $25,450
New York 2,570 0.28 0.90 $14.26 $29,650
Florida 2,260 0.27 0.88 $12.86 $26,750
Illinois 2,190 0.37 1.19 $12.87 $26,770




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 1,950 0.71 2.25 $12.20 $25,370
Wyoming 160 0.59 1.88 $13.33 $27,730
Montana 240 0.53 1.70 $11.25 $23,400
South Dakota 220 0.52 1.66 $12.47 $25,940
North Dakota 220 0.51 1.64 $12.57 $26,150




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 120 0.17 0.53 $19.56 $40,690
Connecticut 450 0.27 0.86 $16.41 $34,140
Alaska 70 0.20 0.65 $16.21 $33,720
California 3,490 0.22 0.70 $16.13 $33,560
Nevada 360 0.28 0.91 $16.06 $33,410





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-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 1,540 0.23 0.75 $14.89 $30,980
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 1,370 0.38 1.20 $13.50 $28,080
St. Louis, MO-IL 740 0.55 1.76 $13.51 $28,090
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 740 0.30 0.97 $12.23 $25,440
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 690 0.16 0.52 $16.74 $34,810
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 640 0.45 1.44 $13.90 $28,910
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 600 0.24 0.76 $15.92 $33,110
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 580 0.23 0.72 $13.12 $27,290
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 570 0.51 1.62 $12.14 $25,240
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 570 0.30 0.96 $14.19 $29,520