Zoological Horticulturist

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A zoological horticulturist specializes in the art, science, technology and business of plants in a zoo setting.

TRAINING/EDUCATION NEEDED

The minimum education requirement is a Bachelor's degree.

WHERE TO STUDY

For 2- and 4-year college and university programs across the country, visit our Where to Study page.

SALARY EXPECTATIONS

In January 2019, the median yearly salary for a horticulturist ranged from $23,513 - $54,594, according to PayScale.com. For more information, visit Study.com's Horticulture Profile.

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS

VIDEOS AND TESTIMONIALS

Learn about the horticulture initiatives at the Auckland Zoo from Hugo Baynes, Manager of Horticulture.

Watch how horticulturist, Houston Snead of Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens grows snacks and habitats for their wildlife.