WholeSale  Florist

Buy flowers, floral supplies and accessories. Arrange flowers into a display that can be sold by a retailer. Manage storing facility for flowers. Carefully maintain inventory. Arrange products for advertising. Carefully package flowers and flower products.

Salary

Wholesale florists earn a mean annual salary of $24,950, or $12 per hour. The average yearly earnings of floral designers who work in grocery stores is $26,620. Wholesale florists in Texas make about $23,270 per year on average, while those in New York average $29,500 per year and California-based wholesale florists average$28,440 per year

Both education and work experience are necessary to become a wholesale florist. Many people do work to earn a four year degree in horticulture to remain competitive in the job market. Hands-on experience at a nursery or greenhouse is very important for a successful career.

Job Requirements

Ability to attractively display products. Accounting skills. Understanding of flowers/plants. Ability to properly care for plants. Management skills. Negotiation skills

Skills necessary for the job

Ability to attractively display products. Accounting skills. Understanding of flowers/plants. Ability to properly care for plants. Management skills. Negotiation skills

Tools used in the job

Stem cutters. Wire cutters. Flower stem strippers. Florists knives. Bunch cutters. Hot glue guns. Pruning shears

Hours required  

8 hours

Education

At least a high school diploma

Cites

http://woman.thenest.com/duties-wholesale-florist-22804.html http://www.ehow.com/info_8588103_wholesale-florist-job-description.html http://www.wholesaleflowersandsupplies.com/store/c/775-Floral-Tools.html http://www.wisegeek.com/how-do-i-become-a-wholesale-florist.htm#

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