Managers in horticulture

Managers in horticulture

NOC
0822

Manage and evaluate the activities of nursery and greenhouse staff who grow and market trees, shrubs, flowers and plants.

Quick facts

3 Year Outlook

Undetermined
Undetermined

3 Year Job Openings

15
 

Median Hourly Wage

N/A

Median Salary

$24,478
 

Typically Required

University

Employed

100
 

% Working Full Time

84%
 

% Working Full Year

44%
 
Job details

Full NOC Description

Managers in horticulture plan, organize, direct and control the activities of nursery and greenhouse staff who grow and market trees, shrubs, flowers and plants.

Main Duties

Managers in horticulture perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Plan, organize, direct and control the operations of nurseries and greenhouses
  • Establish the environmental conditions required to grow trees, shrubs, flowers and plants, and design planting and care schedules accordingly
  • Determine type and quantity of stock to grow
  • Supervise staff in planting, transplanting, feeding and spraying stock
  • Identify and control insect, disease and weed problems
  • Develop marketing plans
  • Provide information to customers on gardening and on the care of trees, shrubs, flowers, plants and lawns
  • Order materials such as fertilizer, garden and lawn care equipment, and other nursery and greenhouse related accessories
  • Hire and manage staff, oversee training and set work schedules
  • Maintain records on stock, finances and personnel.

Also Known As

  • Christmas tree farm operator
  • flower grower
  • greenhouse manager
  • greenhouse operator
  • nursery manager
  • nursery operator
  • plant grower - nursery
Requirements

Employment Requirements

  • Completion of a college program in horticulture is usually required.
  • Experience as a nursery or greenhouse supervisor is required.

Provincial Regulation

Not Provincially Regulated

Employment by Sex

The following graph shows the percentage of men and women working in this occupation in New Brunswick.

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46.2%
Female
53.8%
Male
Employment by age

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick by age group.

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0.0%
15-24
16.0%
25-34
28.0%
35-44
24.0%
45-54
32.0%
55-64
0.0%
65+
Employment by highest level of education

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick by highest level of education achieved.

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11.1%
No Certificate, Diploma or Degree
25.9%
High School, Diploma or Equivalent
0.0%
Apprenticeship or Trades Certificate or Diploma
22.2%
College or University Below Bachelor Level
40.7%
University - Bachelor Level or Above
Employment by Industry

The following graph shows the industry groups in which the largest shares of persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick are employed. Small percentages for all top three industry groups may suggest employment for this occupation is widely distributed amongst many industry groups.

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91.7%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting
8.3%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction
0.0%
N/A
0.0%
All Other Industries
Employment by Economic Regions

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons employed in this occupation in New Brunswick by which economic region they reside in.

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11.50%
Northeast
19.20%
Southeast
15.40%
Southwest
23.10%
Central
30.80%
Northwest
Province of New Brunswick Economic Regions

Economic Regions

The following map displays New Brunswick’s five economic regions. An economic region (ER) is a grouping of counties, created as a standard unit for analysis of regional economic activity across Canada.

Annual Median Salary by Economic Regions

The following graph shows the median salary of all persons employed in this occupation in each of New Brunswick’s five economic regions.

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N/A
Northeast
N/A
Southeast
N/A
Southwest
N/A
Central
$19,573
Northwest
Province of New Brunswick Economic Regions

Economic Regions

The following map displays New Brunswick’s five economic regions. An economic region (ER) is a grouping of counties, created as a standard unit for analysis of regional economic activity across Canada.

Hourly Median Wages by Economic Regions

The following represents the median hourly wage of all persons employed in this occupation in each of New Brunswick’s five economic regions.

No Data Available
Salary

This following represents the median salary of all persons employed in this occupation compared to the median salary of workers employed in this occupation that work full-time year-round.

All Workers Employed in this Occupation

$24,478

Workers Employed Full-time, Full-year

$50,807

This following represents the median salary of persons employed in this occupation across each of the Atlantic Provinces and nationally.

New Brunswick

$24,478

Newfoundland

$28,077

Prince Edward Island

N/A

Nova Scotia

$13,990

Canada

$25,691
Employment Outlook

The following represents the number of job openings that are expected to occur in this occupation over the next three and ten years respectively, broken down by openings expected to result from growth (“new jobs”) and openings expected to result from attrition (death and retirements).

Three Year Outlook

Total Openings: 3 Year

15
 

New Jobs: 3 Year

-1
 

Retirements/Deaths: 3 Year

15
 

Ten Year Outlook

Total Openings: 10 Year

47
 

New Jobs: 10 Year

-4
 

Retirements/Deaths: 10 Year

50