Nursery and greenhouse workers

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

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

  • Cannabis Trim Worker
  • 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

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 $23,942
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate $8,950
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma $9,163
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above $9,578
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $17,364
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 Gender

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

Gender Median Income
Male $17,364
Female $20,766
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 (14 samples)

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

$0.00
Lowest Observed
$30,000.00
Highest Observed
$27,300.00
25th Percentile
$23,888.39
Average
$27,300.00
Median
$27,787.50
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 155
25 to 34 years 50
35 to 44 years 75
45 to 54 years 55
55 to 64 years 30
65 to 74 years 15
75 years and over 0
Total 375
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 320
Part Time 30
Total 355
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 Gender

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

Gender Employed Individuals
Male 240
Female 110
Total 355
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 370
Self Employed 10
Total 375
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 350
Unemployed 30
Total 375
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 130
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 125
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 0
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 55
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 0
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 45
Total 355
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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