Plant growers and retailers reported total annual sales of nearly $4 billion, and total employment of 38,657 fulltime and part-time or seasonal jobs. The average number of employees per firm was 18.4, the average annual sales per firm was $1.83 million, and the average annual sales per employee was $102,355.
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