Floral Designers (27-1023)

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

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Employment and Job Openings

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 8895 8.01 23
United States 58,70056,700 -3.40 1,4001,400

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities. Read more.


2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 13.279.0210.19 12.4315.3718.82
Alaska 16.2110.6312.84 16.0419.2722.75
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 16.4610.3012.04 16.2920.5323.34

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
1029 8.839.8 33.3
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation41
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation3
UI claimants previously working in occupation9
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 85
Number of job position postings 4
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 21.2

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: High school diploma or equivalent Work experience: None On-the-job training: Moderate-term on-the-job training