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 helps agriculture and food professionals find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.

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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 usually gets an average wage of between 16000 and 24000 depending on education and experience. Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse will normally receive a salary of Twenty Thousand dollars every year.

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse make the most money in Connecticut, where they receive wages of approximating $27830. Employees who work in this job can obtain the highest pay in Public Administration, where they can get pay levels, on average, of $28930.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 19.01 percent nationwide in that time.
Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse Farmworkers and Laborers tend to make the most in the following industries
Educational Services $28,930
Public Administration $28,380
Accommodation and Food Services $26,090
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $25,390
Utilities $24,340
Manufacturing $23,530
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting $19,410
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $20,630
Construction $20,630
Management of Companies and Enterprises $20,740
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction $21,590
Wholesale Trade $21,810