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Floral Designers

Also called: Floral Designer, Florist, Flower Shop Laborer/Designer, Floral Artist

What they do:
Design, cut, and arrange live, dried, or artificial flowers and foliage.
On the job, you would:
  • Confer with clients regarding price and type of arrangement desired and the date, time, and place of delivery.
  • Plan arrangement according to client's requirements, utilizing knowledge of design and properties of materials, or select appropriate standard design pattern.
  • Water plants, and cut, condition, and clean flowers and foliage for storage.

Knowledge

Business
  • customer service
  • sales and marketing
Arts and Humanities
  • English language
Engineering and Technology
  • design
Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
  • manufacture and distribution of products

Skills

Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • talking to others
Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
Social
  • looking for ways to help people
  • understanding people's reactions

Abilities

Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
Ideas and Logic
  • create new and original ideas
  • group things in different ways

Personality

People interested in this work like activities that include creating, designing, and making your own rules.
They do well at jobs that need:
  • Attention to Detail
  • Cooperation
  • Dependability
  • Self Control
  • Integrity
  • Innovation

Technology

You might use software like this on the job:

Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel
Accounting software
  • Transaction accounting software
Procurement software
  • Supply ordering software

Education

Education: (rated 2 of 5)
no high school diploma/GED or
high school diploma/GED
usually needed

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Job Outlook

Below Average Outlook
New job opportunities are less likely in the future.
Salary
$23,810
per year, on average
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