CAREER

Floral Designers

Overview

Salary Median (2020)

$29,140

Projected Job Growth (2019-2029)

-20.1% (decline)

Most Common Level of Education

High school diploma or equivalent

Career

What Floral Designers Do

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

Other Job Titles Floral Designers May Have

Designer, Floral Artist, Floral Clerk, Floral Department Specialist, Floral Designer, Florist, Wedding Decorator

How Leaders Describe a Typical Day at Work

Head Floral Designer ,

Hilly Fields Florist & Gifts

No day is ever the same, that's one thing that keeps it exciting. Orders have to be checked, flowers have to be ordered, cleaned, customers have to be helped, deliveries have to be made on time, wedding appointments have to be done, funereal flowers have to be perfectly set, and paper work has to be done!


Tasks & Responsibilities May Include

  • Confer with clients regarding price and type of arrangement desired and the date, time, and place of delivery.
  • Select flora and foliage for arrangements, working with numerous combinations to synthesize and develop new creations.
  • Order and purchase flowers and supplies from wholesalers and growers.
  • Deliver arrangements to customers, or oversee employees responsible for deliveries.
  • Plan arrangement according to client's requirements, utilizing knowledge of design and properties of materials, or select appropriate standard design pattern.

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