Salary for Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse Farmworkers and Laborers

Also known as:  Cane Cutter, Carrot Harvester, Citrus Picker, Corn Picker, Cotton Picker, Crop Picker, Flower Picker, Greenhouse Transplanter, Harvest Worker, Harvester

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Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse perform a wide variety of duties that harvest vegetables, fruits, nuts and other specialties. In the position workers must use numerous hand tools to perform duties such as tilling soil and applying fertilizers; transplanting, weeding and thinning crops; cleaning, grading, sorting and packing harvests and participate in the upkeep of farm buildings and fences. Training for the position is provided hands-on, with no college education necessary. Some employers may prefer that workers have prior experience.

A Crop/Nursery/Greenhouse Farmworker or Laborer can receive salaries ranging between $25,270 - $37,990 depending on education and experience. can earn an average wage of thirty thousand one hundred and fourty dollars on a yearly basis.

are compensated at the highest average salary in District of Columbia, where they earn normal pay levels of about $44,450. People with this job title can make the highest salaries in Utilities, where they earn job pay of $44,150.

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SALARY TREND

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.

INDUSTRIES

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

Utilities
$44,150
Other Services (except Public Administration)
$38,980
Educational Services
$37,010
Finance and Insurance
$36,350
Public Administration
$36,150
Accommodation and Food Services
$35,250

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Health Care and Social Assistance
$29,350
Transportation and Warehousing
$29,580
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$29,880
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$30,070
Wholesale Trade
$30,160
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$30,350