There are currently an estimated 27,500 greenhouse technicians in the United States. The greenhouse technician job market is expected to grow by 6.2% between 2016 and 2026.

How employable are greenhouse technicians?

CareerExplorer rates greenhouse technicians with a D employability rating, meaning this career should provide weak employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 8,800 greenhouse technicians. That number is based on 1,700 additional greenhouse technicians, and the retirement of 7,100 existing greenhouse technicians.

What’s the supply of greenhouse technicians?

The greenhouse technician industry is concentrated in California, Iowa, Wisconsin

Greenhouse Technician job market by state

State Name Employed Greenhouse Technicians
California 3,640
Iowa 1,790
Wisconsin 1,220
Texas 1,170
New York 1,080
Minnesota 930
Georgia 730
Oregon 680
Nebraska 640
Pennsylvania 640
Arkansas 620
Ohio 600
Missouri 590
Indiana 580
Illinois 570
Virginia 480
Idaho 410
North Carolina 400
Kansas 370
Louisiana 370
Florida 350
Maryland 330
Washington 270
New Jersey 250
Mississippi 230
South Dakota 220
Michigan 220
Arizona 180
Kentucky 180
North Dakota 170
Tennessee 160
Massachusetts 130
Oklahoma 120
Alabama 110
Vermont 90
Utah 80
New Mexico 70
Colorado 60
Montana 50
Maine 40
Puerto Rico 40
Virgin Islands 40
West Virginia 40
Hawaii 40