Nursery Grower/​Worker

Kaiwhakatipu/​Kaimahi Otaota

Nursery growers/workers grow young plants, flowers, trees and shrubs for sale or for use in parks and gardens.


Nursery growers/workers usually earn

$16-$26 per hour

Source: New Zealand Plant Producers Incorporated, 'Wage Survey', 2016.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a nursery grower/worker are average for those without a qualification but good for those with one.
Kerryn Reynish bending down and weeding pot plants

Kerryn Reynish weeding, repotting and labelling plants

Last updated 20 November 2017