Nursery and greenhouse workers

National Occupation Code (NOC): 8432  ·  Browse All Occupations

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Nursery and greenhouse workers plant, cultivate and harvest trees, shrubs, flowers and plants, and serve nursery and greenhouse customers. They are employed in indoor and outdoor nurseries and greenhouses.

Alternate Job Titles

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  • Cannabis Trimmer
  • Christmas Tree Shearer
  • Christmas Tree Trimmer
  • Forest Assistant Nursery
  • Forest Nursery Worker
  • Greenhouse Worker
  • Grower - Cannabis
  • Hand Sprayer - Greenhouse
  • Horticulture Worker
  • Horticulturist Helper
  • Hothouse Worker
  • Hydroponics Worker
  • Interior Plantscaper
  • Nursery Worker
  • Plant Propagator - Greenhouse Or Nursery
  • Tree Grafter - Nursery
  • Forest Nursery Worker
  • Greenhouse Worker
  • Horticulture Worker
  • Hothouse Worker
  • Hydroponics Worker
  • Nursery Worker
  • Greenhouse Associate
  • Greenhouse Worker
  • Greenhouse Worker
  • Greenhouse Labour
  • Greenhouse Production Associate
  • Bio Card Checker
  • Line Leader / Greenhouse Line Lead
  • Greenhouse General Labour
  • Assistant Grower
  • Grower
  • Hydroponics Grower

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for nursery and greenhouse workers.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree $21,089
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate $20,813
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma N/A
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above N/A
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $20,744
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Sex

The following table details median income by sex for nursery and greenhouse workers.

Sex Median Income
Male $19,775
Female $18,530
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Extracted Salary Information (253 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for nursery and greenhouse workers.

$27,300.00
Lowest Observed
$37,050.00
Highest Observed
$27,300.00
25th Percentile
$27,690.85
Average
$27,651.00
Median
$27,651.00
75th Percentile

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for nursery and greenhouse workers

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 250
25 to 34 years 140
35 to 44 years 110
45 to 54 years 105
55 to 64 years 75
65 to 74 years 10
75 years and over 10
Total 680
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for nursery and greenhouse workers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 420
Part Time 245
Total 665
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Sex

This chart outlines regional employment participation by sex for nursery and greenhouse workers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated sex, or refer to the table below.

Sex Employed Individuals
Male 300
Female 370
Total 670
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for nursery and greenhouse workers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 665
Self Employed 20
Total 685
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for nursery and greenhouse workers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 620
Unemployed 65
Total 680
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for nursery and greenhouse workers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 305
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 235
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 25
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 75
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 10
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 15
Total 670
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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