Florist

Kaihoko Putiputi

This job is sometimes referred to by alternative titles

Florists design and prepare flower arrangements, and sell flowers, indoor plants and accessories such as vases and baskets.

Pay

Florists with less than three years' experience usually earn

$16-$20 per hour

Senior florists with three or more years' experience usually earn

$20-$25 per hour

Source: Florists New Zealand Incorporated (FLONZI), 2016.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a florist are average for those wanting to enter the role, but good for those with experience and/or a qualification in floristry or horticulture.
Whitney Spark standing in front of bunches of flowers working on a bouquet

Whitney Spark arranging flowers

Last updated 29 May 2017