April 15, 2015
CNLA in partnership with Landscape Ontario collected relevant wage rate data to provide industry-driven Labour Market Information to employers, employees, the provincial associations, educators and government agencies.

This information is the first-ever national wage survey for Canada’s green industry, and is expected to be instrumental to all sectors of nursery stock growers, landscape operations and retail garden centres.

Data from the survey shows the following hourly rates: Garden Centre or Nursery manager/Grower, $35.20; Landscape Manager, $28.20; Supervisor, $29.45; Landscape Designer, $28.50; Landscape Technician,  $21.25; Landscape Technician Specialist, $20.00; Crew Member/Labourer, $16.30; Nursery/Greenhouse Worker, $13.40; Garden Centre/Nursery Sale Supervisor, $21.50; Garden Centre Salesperson, $15.90; Heavy Equipment Operator, $25.00.

To view results by province, region, company size, or employment specialty, go the the web page at wagesurvey.ca.