We surveyed 1,557 florists to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical florist. Here are the results.

How much intelligence is required as a florist?

Low

High

Working as a florist typically doesn’t require the use of high levels of intelligence in daily tasks.

Can I learn to become a florist?

Intrinsic Talent

Acquired Talent

A career as a florist typically depends predominantly on qualities you can gain through experience, with a small aspect of skills you are born with.

Is it easy to get a job as a florist?

Easy

Hard

It’s typically difficult to find a job as a florist. If you’re curious about the numbers, check out the job market for florists.

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Do florists work full-time or part-time?

37% of florists work in full-time roles while 63% work part-time.

Is being a florist stressful?

Low

High

Florists tend not to find their jobs stressful, which likely contributes positively to career satisfaction.

Is being organized important as a florist?

Low

High

Organization is not considered a particuarly important part of being a florist.

How competitive is the workplace for florists?

Low

High

Competition at work is not common for florists.

Does being a florist require frequent time pressure to complete tasks?

Low

High

Florists will have to sometimes face time pressure on the job.

Are florists allowed to express themselves creatively?

Low

High

Creativity is intrinsic to being a florist, and a highly valuable part of the career.

Do florists have control over the direction of their work?

Low

High

While sometimes the direction is set, occasionally florists will have some flexibility over the direction of their work.

Is being a florist physically demanding?

Low

High

Being a florist may occasionally require demanding physical activity, which may make it not a suitable career choice for everyone.

Are florists exposed to a wide variety of work?

Low

High

Florists tend to have a monotonous work routine, with little variety in their day-to-day tasks.

Does being a florist require attention to detail?

Low

High

As in many careers, attention to detail is quite helpful for florists.

Does being a good florist require compassion and empathy?

Low

High

Being compassionate and empathetic is considered helpful to those looking to pursue careers as florists.