Salary for Crop Farmworkers and Laborers

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This occupation has now been updated to Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

Also known as:  Cane Cutter, Carrot Harvester, Citrus Picker, Corn Picker, Cotton Picker, Crop Picker, Flower Picker, Greenhouse Transplanter, Harvest Worker, Harvester helps find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations. Sign up in our career community today!

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop are individuals who manually plant and harvest vegetables, fruits, nuts and field crops. A high school diploma and hands-on training are needed to fill the position, and farmworkers who are producing crops should be able to use numerous tools to complete the job, including shovels, hoes, shears and knives. Duties involved with farmworkers includes tilling, applying pesticides, cleaning, packing and loading harvests, repair fences and farm buildings, operate tractors and identify plants and potential problems with them. Qualities of a good farmworker include arm-hand steadiness, critical thinking skills and a love of the outdoors and harvesting.

A Crop Farmworker or Laborer can receive salaries ranging between $25,270 to $37,990 depending on tenure and industry expertise. get salaries of thirty thousand one hundred and fourty dollars on a yearly basis.

are compensated most highly in District of Columbia, where they can get average pay scales of approximately $44,450. These professionals make the highest salary in Utilities, where they get pay of $44,150.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 79.44 percent nationwide in that time.


Crop Farmworkers and Laborers tend to make the most in the following industries:

Other Services (except Public Administration)
Educational Services
Finance and Insurance
Public Administration
Accommodation and Food Services

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Health Care and Social Assistance
Transportation and Warehousing
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
Wholesale Trade
Management of Companies and Enterprises
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