FLORIST - Salary
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Salaries for florists vary according to experience and place of employment. A first-year florist earns an average of $6.15 an hour, while one with three years' experience can earn $8.39 an hour. Managers and supervisors earn about $24,000 a year, and owners of large florist shops can earn $30,000 a year or more. Florists on the East and West Coasts generally earn more than those elsewhere in the United States. Some shops offer medical and vacation benefits.