Landscaping Account Manager

Work for a landscaping company or grower promoting products or services. Keep projects on track and manage customer expectations. Process records and documents; manage the financial side of the business. If this sounds exciting, you may enjoy a career as an account manager in the horticulture sector.

What Does Working in Landscaping Account Management Look Like?

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If you pursue this career, you will most likely do the following:

  • Propose and manage projects, working directly with the customer or with managers overseeing projects.
  • Promote the company’s products (plants, hardscapes, etc.) or services (landscaping, groundskeeping, etc.) to customers.
  • Plan, direct or coordinate the activities of workers in the businesses such that orders are met and projects are completed.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with individual or business customers or provide assistance with problems these customers may encounter.  
  • Prepare cost, inventory and project reports for analysis.  
  • Evaluate data pertaining to budgets.

To build this career, you need to understand horticultural science basics and master basic business skills. It is helpful to have a basic understanding of sales and marketing, and also of accounting and project management.

Landscaping Account Manager Salary

Those working account management jobs earn a national median salary of $66,360 with an upper level salary expectation of $126,070.

What Education is Required to Work as a Landscaping Account Manager?

Most account managers have an associate’s degree or a bachelor’s degree.

Account Management Job Opportunities

The following are just a few of the common job titles graduates of horticultural science programs qualify for:

  • Account Manager
  • Business Manager

Explore account manager job opportunities.

Ready to Get Started?

Keep projects on track. Organize work plans and communicate with customers. Jumpstart your career by applying to a horticultural science certificate or program today.

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