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Occupation:

Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations

Detail Occupation:

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

Detailed Occupation Description:
Manually plant, cultivate, and harvest vegetables, fruits, nuts, horticultural specialties, and field crops. Use hand tools, such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, and knives. Duties may include tilling soil and applying fertilizers; transplanting, weeding, thinning, or pruning crops; applying pesticides; or cleaning, grading, sorting, packing, and loading harvested products. May construct trellises, repair fences and farm buildings, or participate in irrigation activities. Excludes "Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products" (45-2041) and "Forest, Conservation, and Logging Workers" (45-4011 through 45-4029).

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Skills and additional details about Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse


Wage Information for Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse, 2016:

Wage Level Statewide
Hourly
Statewide
Annual
Entry $8.42 $17,520
Average $12.73 $26,480
Experienced $14.89 $30,960

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