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Nursery Worker

License required in 2 states

101st most burdensome licensing requirements among moderate-income occupations

96th most heavily regulated occupation among moderate-income occupations

What They Do

Nursery workers work in nursery facilities or at customer locations planting, cultivating, harvesting and transplanting trees, shrubs or plants.

Licensing

Two states license nursery workers: Arkansas and Idaho. Both states require only payment of a fee: $10 in Arkansas and $100 in Idaho. These requirements are the 101st most onerous of the 102 occupations studied. Because so few states license nursery workers, the occupation ranks as the 96th most widely and onerously licensed occupation in the study.

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 Idaho 2 $100 0 0 0 0
2 Arkansas 2 $10 0 0 0 0