Retail florists

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Workforce

75k

2018 ACS Estimate

Average Employee Age

47.1

Average Salary

$29,377

Average Male Salary

$40,731

Average Female Salary

$25,468

About

The top three occupations in the Retail florists Industry Group are Floral designers, Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers, Driver/sales workers & truck drivers, Retail salespersons, and Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand. On average, full-time employees in the Retail florists Industry Group work 43.5 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $39,112. Part-time employees in the same industry work 21 hours and earn an average annual salary of $14,993.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Retail florists Industry Group are South of I-635 & West of US-75 PUMA, TX, Clark, Jasper, Crawford, Lawrence, Richland, Clay & Wayne Counties PUMA, IL, and Jefferson County (North) PUMA, MO. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Retail florists.

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Retail florists Industry Group. Floral designers are the most common position, but the Retail florists Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Floral designers, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Retail florists goes to Accountants & auditors.

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Occupations by Share

75k

Workforce (ACS Estimate)

± 6.72k

-8.17%

1 Year Growth

± 13.5%

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Retail florists Industry Group has been declining at a rate of -8.17%, , from 81.7k people in 2017 to 75k people in 2018.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Retail florists by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Floral designers represent the largest share of positions held in Retail florists at 44.4%, followed by Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers with 11.3% and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers with 10.3%.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, Retail florists employs an unusually high number of Floral designers, Other designers, and Couriers & messengers.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Retail florists, by average wage, are Accountants & auditors, Chief executives & legislators, and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers.

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Wages

Average Salary

$29,377

AVERAGE WAGE

± $3,691

On average, employees in the Retail florists Industry Group make $29,377 per year. This number makes Retail florists the 244 highest paying Industry Group in the United States out of a total of 269 Industry Groups.

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Wage by Location

HIGHEST PAYING PUBLIC USE MICRODATA AREA

This map shows which public use microdata areas (PUMAs) pay the highest average salary to employees in the Retail florists Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.491

WAGE GINI

Retail florists has a wage GINI of 0.491, which is more than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Retail florists (shown in red) in comparison to the national average for those wage buckets (shown in gray).

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Opportunities

Spatial Concentration

This map shows the PUMAs in the United States that have revealed comparative advantage in the Retail florists Industry Group.

These are locations that employ more people in the Retail florists Industry Group than expected given both the size of that location's overall labor pool and the national size of the Retail florists Industry Group.

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Retail florists Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $40,731 and $25,468. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

55.8k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

±5.8k

19.2k

MALE WORKFORCE

±3.4k

74.4% of workers in the Retail florists Industry Group are Female, making them the more common gender in the workforce. This chart shows the gender breakdown of the Retail florists Industry Group.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$40,731

AVERAGE MALE SALARY

±$11,684

$25,468

AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY

±$2,791

On average, Male workers in the Retail florists Industry Group make 1.6 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the Retail florists Industry Group.

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Wage by Race & Ethnicity in Common Jobs

RACE OR ETHNICITY WITH THE HIGHEST AVERAGE SALARY

  1. Two or More Races

  2. Other

  3. Asian

On average, Two or More Races employees in the Retail florists Industry Group earn 1.96 times more than other races and ethnicities. This chart shows the race and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in the Retail florists Industry Group.

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Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the Retail florists Industry Group. Based on estimates from the Bureau of Economic Analysis, this section indicates the amount of money spent by a specific industry in other industries. Professional and business services has the highest single input, by dollars, to the Retail florists Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Retail florists Industry Group is Construction.

In this visualization, click on a category to expand or collapse it. All of the industries listed to the left are those places from which the highlighted industry has made purchases. They are the intermediate inputs to the highlighted industry. All those industries listed on the right side are those industries that have made purchases from the highlighted industry. They are the use of outputs of the highlighted industry. The visualizations below offer alternative ways to see and understand this data.

Industrial Flow

The closest comparable data for Retail florists is from Retail Trade.

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Intermediate Inputs

The closest comparable data for Retail florists is from Retail Trade.

The Retail florists Industry Group gets the most input, by its share of the cost of all intermediate inputs, from the Professional and business services Industry. This visualization does not include labor and capital costs.

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Use of Output by Other Industries

The closest comparable data for Retail florists is from Retail Trade.

The Construction Industry purchases the greatest share of products and services from the Retail florists Industry Group in order to produce other goods and services. Purchases of the Retail florists Industry Group for final consumption by consumers, businesses, or government are not included here.

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