Horticultural Workers


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Horticultural Workers

Horticultural Workers - Wages & Trends

Pay varies by employer, area of the country, and the worker's level of experience.

Nursery workers who work full time may receive benefits. Typical benefits include health insurance, sick leave, and paid vacation.

 

Farmworkers and laborers, crop, nursery, and greenhouse (SOC 45-2092)
Location
Pay Period
25%
Median
75%
Illinois Hourly $14.44 $15.59 $18.46
Yearly $30,032 $32,435 $38,398
    Champaign Area Hourly $14.06 $15.32 $18.70
Yearly $29,249 $31,868 $38,894
    Charleston-Effingham-Centralia Area Hourly $17.48 $18.43 $22.94
Yearly $36,352 $38,327 $47,712
    Decatur Area Hourly $15.81 $17.78 $22.42
Yearly $32,871 $36,977 $46,628
    Dekalb-Elgin-Aurora Area Hourly $12.82 $15.22 $17.92
Yearly $26,649 $31,656 $37,281
    Du Page County Hourly $14.65 $15.50 $18.46
Yearly $30,471 $32,244 $38,398
    Edwardsville Area Hourly $14.44 $17.81 $18.71
Yearly $30,032 $37,046 $38,915
    Jacksonville-Carlinville-Litchfield Area Hourly $14.61 $18.25 $22.47
Yearly $30,397 $37,965 $46,736
    Kankakee-Morris-Pontiac Area Hourly $14.32 $17.48 $18.43
Yearly $29,796 $36,352 $38,327
    McHenry County Hourly $12.82 $14.92 $18.57
Yearly $26,649 $31,028 $38,624
    Mt. Vernon-Marion-Carbondale Area Hourly $13.39 $14.70 $17.92
Yearly $27,854 $30,574 $37,281
    Northwest Illinois Area Hourly $14.48 $17.82 $18.43
Yearly $30,103 $37,063 $38,326
    Peoria-Bloomington Area Hourly $14.30 $14.89 $18.43
Yearly $29,757 $30,975 $38,327
    Quincy-Macomb-Galesburg Area Hourly $14.14 $18.20 $22.60
Yearly $29,402 $37,857 $46,997
    Rock Island-Moline Area Hourly $14.58 $14.58 $18.43
Yearly $30,325 $30,325 $38,327
    Rockford Area Hourly $14.06 $16.73 $18.13
Yearly $29,249 $34,782 $37,708
    Shawnee National Forest Area Hourly $14.53 $17.48 $18.37
Yearly $30,213 $36,352 $38,207
    St. Louis-Belleville Area Hourly $14.70 $14.91 $18.59
Yearly $30,577 $31,014 $38,676
    Vermilion County Hourly $13.83 $17.48 $24.24
Yearly $28,756 $36,353 $50,412
    Will County Hourly $13.10 $15.50 $18.90
Yearly $27,250 $32,245 $39,312
United States Hourly $14.00 $14.25 $15.06
Yearly $29,120 $29,630 $31,320

Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.