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 $11.81 $14.52 $18.58
Yearly $24,555 $30,197 $38,648
    Champaign Area Hourly $13.39 $16.43 $23.37
Yearly $27,848 $34,178 $48,616
    Charleston-Effingham-Centralia Area Hourly $14.71 $18.49 $33.98
Yearly $30,589 $38,466 $70,676
    Cook County Hourly $12.82 $15.04 $18.43
Yearly $26,674 $31,276 $38,339
    Decatur Area Hourly $14.29 $17.50 $24.51
Yearly $29,720 $36,405 $50,977
    Dekalb-Elgin-Aurora Area Hourly $12.29 $13.86 $15.49
Yearly $25,573 $28,830 $32,221
    Du Page County Hourly $13.11 $16.31 $20.55
Yearly $27,272 $33,933 $42,742
    Edwardsville Area Hourly $12.48 $14.70 $23.74
Yearly $25,955 $30,577 $49,388
    Jacksonville-Carlinville-Litchfield Area Hourly $12.88 $14.82 $17.46
Yearly $26,784 $30,817 $36,313
    Kankakee-Morris-Pontiac Area Hourly $11.35 $13.70 $18.50
Yearly $23,609 $28,506 $38,483
    Mt. Vernon-Marion-Carbondale Area Hourly $9.60 $11.91 $14.26
Yearly $19,968 $24,767 $29,664
    Northwest Illinois Area Hourly $14.26 $16.76 $18.89
Yearly $29,654 $34,868 $39,284
    Peoria-Bloomington Area Hourly $10.67 $11.78 $14.24
Yearly $22,198 $24,510 $29,624
    Rockford Area Hourly $12.89 $21.75 $34.77
Yearly $26,807 $45,233 $72,331
    Shawnee National Forest Area Hourly $9.39 $9.53 $10.47
Yearly $19,528 $19,813 $21,786
    St. Louis-Belleville Area Hourly $13.26 $15.51 $24.17
Yearly $27,588 $32,264 $50,278
    Will County Hourly $10.63 $13.47 $15.56
Yearly $22,106 $28,009 $32,362
United States Hourly $13.02 $13.78 $15.05
Yearly $27,070 $28,660 $31,310

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