Occupational Employment Statistics


27-1023 Floral Designers

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

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Southeast Minnesota 4017$13.72/hr$10.67/hr$12.03/hr$13.54/hr$15.10/hr$17.69/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and Utilities530$13.82/hr
Professional and Business ServicesN/A$17.83/hr
Leisure and HospitalityN/AN/A
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Rochester MN MSA N/A$14.41/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/A$11.10/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 10$11.96/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 30$12.07/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 30$13.98/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 40$13.54/hr-18.7%
Southeast Balance of State 40$11.83/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 50$12.49/hr-17.7%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 50$12.26/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 50$14.13/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 50$11.94/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 70$12.34/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 80$11.68/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 90$11.76/hr-17.7%
Southwest Minnesota 90$12.55/hr-15.2%
Northwest Minnesota 100$12.19/hr-11.7%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 260$18.81/hr-20.7%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 290$18.50/hrN/A
Minnesota 660$15.30/hr-19.0%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Fashion Designers 170$29.45/hr-2.3%
Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers 2,610$14.66/hr1.0%
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 9,630$14.48/hr6.9%

  • 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.