As with any business, horticulture companies, programs and associations rely on office staff to be effective. Strong customer service, administration and project management skills can help the business succeed. If you love working with people and supporting the infrastucture of a company, this could be the career for you.
Typically, entry level positions require a high school diploma or equivalent. Advanced training and experience will be required for some positions. An interest in plants and horticulture is a plus.
WHERE TO STUDY
Virtually every city and town will have training programs to help you to develop the skills needed to be an effective office worker. Search the web for programs near you.
In August 2020, the wages for office workers vary greatly across the U.S. Typically staring at just above minimum wage, you can expect the median salary to be $16 per hour according to Salary.com. For more information, visit Salary.com's Office Worker page.
PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS
- American Society of Administrative Professionals
- Association of Executive and Administrative Professionals