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Rewarding Career Path

Horticulture is a rewarding career path that offers something for everyone. The Green Industry involves lifelong learning, competitive salary offers, expanding job opportunities and varied career pathways.

Jobs of Horticulture Program Graduates

Graduates of academic horticulture programs have become arborists, growers, retailers, landscape managers, landscape designers, turf managers, florists and floral shop owners, forestry experts, natural areas managers and public garden employees.

Whether you'd like to work for yourself, take a job in a small business, or join a large, international corporation, horticulture is a sound career choice. According to FCAE, over 166,000 people in Illinois alone work in the field of horticulture.

Horticulture Career Information

  • Careers in Horticulture

    Learn about the career options in horticulture, including: landscape architecture, interiorscape, turf management and maintenance, wholesale growers and more!

  • Bureau of Labor Statistics

    For details on job outlook, earnings, employment and other career information, visit the grounds maintenance workers page on the BLS Web site.

  • Jobs in Horticulture, Inc.

    View current positions and job openings in horticulture.