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Overview

Florists, or floral designers, arrange live or cut flowers, potted plants, foliage, or other decorative items according to basic design principles to make eye-pleasing creations. Designers make such arrangements for birthdays, weddings, funerals, or other occasions. They are employed by local flower shops or larger national chains, grocery stores, or established at-home businesses. There are 44,350 floral designers employed in the United States.

Salary Range

Below $25,000 to $75,000

Minimum Education Level

High School Diploma

Certification/License

Required

Outlook

Decline
Personality Traits

Artistic

Enterprising

Organized

Career Ladder
Chief Floral Designer, Supervisor, or Business Owner

Florist

Assistant Designer

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