Occupational Employment Statistics


27-1023 Floral Designers

Design, cut, and arrange live, dried, or artificial flowers and foliage.

Geography EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Northwest Minnesota 14043$13.34/hr$10.04/hr$10.79/hr$12.14/hr$14.51/hr$18.20/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and Utilities680$14.02/hr
Professional and Business ServicesN/AN/A
Leisure and HospitalityN/AN/A
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/A$13.82/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 20$13.61/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 20$14.05/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 20$11.62/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 40$13.59/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 40$10.63/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 50$11.70/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 50$12.82/hr-17.7%
Southeast Minnesota 60$13.55/hr-18.7%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 60$12.14/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 80$12.41/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 90$13.27/hr-15.2%
Central Minnesota 110$11.40/hr-17.7%
Northwest Balance of State 120$11.92/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 140$12.14/hr-11.7%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 360$17.87/hr-20.7%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 400$17.59/hrN/A
Minnesota 830$15.07/hr-19.0%

Occupations EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change -
Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance N/AN/AN/A
Fashion Designers 60$25.32/hr-2.3%
Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers 2,290$13.99/hr1.0%

  • Order and purchase flowers and supplies from wholesalers and growers.
  • Water plants, and cut, condition, and clean flowers and foliage for storage.
  • Trim material and arrange bouquets, wreaths, terrariums, and other items using trimmers, shapers, wire, pins, floral tape, foam, and other materials.
  • Perform general cleaning duties in the store to ensure the shop is clean and tidy.
  • Perform office and retail service duties such as keeping financial records, serving customers, answering telephones, selling giftware items and receiving payment.
  • Unpack stock as it comes into the shop.
  • Unpack stock as it comes into the shop.
  • Inform customers about the care, maintenance, and handling of various flowers and foliage, indoor plants, and other items.
  • Confer with clients regarding price and type of arrangement desired and the date, time, and place of delivery.
  • Wrap and price completed arrangements.