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Florist

License required in 1 states

92nd most burdensome licensing requirements among moderate-income occupations

102nd most heavily regulated occupation among moderate-income occupations

What They Do

Florists or floral designers design, cut and arrange live, dried or artificial flowers and foliage.

Licensing

Only one state, Louisiana, requires a license to work as a florist. Louisiana requires fees totaling $189 as well as an exam. These requirements rank as the 92nd most burdensome of the 102 occupations studied here. And because florists are licensed by only one state, the occupation ranks as the least widely and onerously licensed.

License to Work

The data and information here come from IJ’s License to Work report, released in November 2017.

States Ranked by Average Licensing Burden for 102 Lower-Income Occupations

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Based on data released in November 2017

State Licensing Requirements

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Burden Rank State States Licensed Fees Estimated Calendar Days Lost Education Experience Exams Minimum Grade Minimum Age
1 Louisiana 1 $189 0 1 0 0