Careers

Where to find work*

Nurseries, greenhouses, landscape firms, garden centers, and park departments.

Future jobs*

Employment is expected to increase 12% by 2008.

Salary*

In Washington, the average entry-level wage for landscape and groundskeeping workers is between $9.43 and $14.21 per hours ($1,634 and $2,463 per month). In Puget Sound region gardeners and groundskeepers average $14.60 to $20.90 per hour.

What jobs are available now?

Search these job databases for Seattle-area jobs:

Q: What sort of careers are available upon graduation from the program?

A: Knowledgeable horticulturists are in high demand. Jobs and careers obtained after graduation vary widely, often depending upon what skills the student brings with them to the program. Your horticultural education may be combined with other skills to obtain careers in the nursery or landscaping industry. Typical jobs include landscape installation and maintenance, estate gardening, arboriculture, nursery sales, golf course maintenance, turf grass technician, horticultural products sales representation, administrative positions within green industry companies, and much more.

To see what positions are currently available, view our Horticulture Community Job Board or click on the positions listed below for details. Positions available updated frequently.

Environmental Horticulture Salary in Seattle, WA