Retail florists

Industry Group

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Workforce
77k
2020 ACS Estimate
Average Employee Age
46.8
Average Salary
$27,048
Average Male Salary
$35,980
Average Female Salary
$33,135

About

The top three occupations in the Retail florists Industry Group are Floral designers, Driver/sales workers & truck drivers, Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers, Retail salespersons, and Other designers. On average, full-time employees in the Retail florists Industry Group work 43.3 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $38,157. Part-time employees in the same industry work 20.9 hours and earn an average annual salary of $12,919.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Retail florists Industry Group are New Britain, Berlin & Plainville Towns PUMA, CT, Vista City PUMA, CA, and Weigelstown PUMA, PA. 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 Marketing managers.

Monthly Employment

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Y-Axis
9.62%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 27.4M people employed in the Trade, Transportation, and Utilities industry. This represents a 9.62% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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Occupations

Occupations by Share

77k
Workforce (ACS Estimate)
± 6.81k
−2.25%
1 Year Growth
± 12.7%

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Retail florists Industry Group has been declining at a rate of −2.25%, , from 78.7k people in 2019 to 77k people in 2020.

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 29.2%, followed by Driver/sales workers & truck drivers with 13.4% and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers with 11%.

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Most Common

The most common occupations in the Retail florists Industry Group, by number of employees, are Floral designers, Driver/sales workers & truck drivers, Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers, Retail salespersons, and Other designers.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, Retail florists employs an unusually high number of Floral designers, Fashion designers, and Interior designers.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Retail florists, by average wage, are Marketing managers, Financial managers, and Transportation, storage, & distribution managers.

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Wages

Average Salary

$27,048
AVERAGE WAGE
± $3,148

On average, employees in the Retail florists Industry Group make $27,048 per year. This number makes Retail florists the 254 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

0.475
WAGE GINI

Retail florists has a wage GINI of 0.475, which is less than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more 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 $35,980 and $33,135. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Composition by Sex

54.4k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
±5.73k
22.5k
MALE WORKFORCE
±3.69k

70.7% of workers in the Retail florists Industry Group are Female, making them the more common sex in the workforce. This chart shows the sex breakdown of the Retail florists Industry Group.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

$35,980
AVERAGE MALE SALARY
±$8,405
$33,135
AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY
±$7,664

On average, Male workers in the Retail florists Industry Group make 1.09 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the sex-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. Asian
  2. Other
  3. Black

On average, Asian employees in the Retail florists Industry Group earn 1.27 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 flow diagram, 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

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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

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LARGEST PURCHASING INDUSTRY

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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