Floral Designer

Creator & Maker

Potential salary $59,000

Floral Designer

Those beautiful bouquets you see at weddings are hand-crafted by creative and talented floral designers. They cut and arrange both real and artificial flowers for the office, special events, and decor. Floral Designers are makers that use their creativity to design beautiful floral arrangements for a variety of situations. Floral designers must be strong communicators, creative, detail-oriented. They must also have strong time-management skills, decision-making skills, and social-perceptiveness. Some of a floral designers main responsibilities include meeting and planning with clients, creating floral arrangements to customers’ liking, and designing new combinations of flowers. They also must order the flowers, water and care for the flora, and teach customers on how to care for their flowers. Floral designers also oversee the decoration of some events. There is no required degree to become a floral designer, and a majority of floral designers start their career by working as interns or in entry level positions under other floral designers. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that positions for floral designers will decline about 14% over the next decade.

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