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$68,694

Average Base Salary

$33/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$1,374

Average Bonus
The average horticulturist salary in Colorado, United States is $68,694 or an hourly rate of $33. This is 0% lower (+$236) than the average horticulturist salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,374.
Salary by Experience

$45,983

Entry Level Salary

$82,813

Senior Level Salary
An entry level horticulturist (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $45,983. On the other end, a senior level horticulturist (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $82,813.
Job Description
Conduct research in breeding, physiology, production, yield, and management of crops and agricultural plants or trees, shrubs, and nursery stock, their growth in soils, and control of pests; or study the chemical, physical, biological, and mineralogical composition of soils as they relate to plant or crop growth. May classify and map soils and investigate effects of alternative practices on soil and crop productivity.
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