Select. Arrange. Create gorgeous floral arrangements and beautify weddings, events, ballrooms, event locations, workplaces and homes as a floral designer. Grow the flowers for these events.
If you pursue a career in floral design, you will most likely do the following:
To work in this field, you need to understand horticultural science and design basics. If you run or manage a floral shop or business, you will also need managerial and business management skills.
Those working floral design jobs earn a national median salary of $25,850; floral designers in North Carolina can expect to earn a median salary of $27,570 and upper range salaries of $43,000.
Wondering how to become a florist? Some positions require a post-secondary certificate; other positions do not. A certificate in horticultural science will get your foot in the door at a shop or event planning consultancy, where you can work with an experienced floral designer. If you decide to strike out on your own and start your own wedding decorator or floral arrangements business, a certificate in horticulture will establish you in the field, an important step in starting any entrepreneurial venture.
There are many different types of related florist jobs to choose from. The following are just a few of the common job titles graduates of horticultural science programs qualify for:
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Beautify the world around you. Jumpstart your career by applying to a horticultural science certificate or program today.