According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), florists in Virginia earned an average of $13.34 per hour during 2017. This is equivalent to $27,750 per year. The highest paid floral designers in this state earned $39,260 during the same year, as shown by BLS data.
In Virginia, you can expect to see a 7.1 percent decline in the job market for floral designers during the 10-year period between 2016 and 2026, according to Projections Managing Partnership (PMP) data. The PMP reported that there were 1,380 floral designers employed in Virginia during 2016, and by 2026 there will be an estimated 1,280 florists employed in this state.