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Farmworkers and Laborers

Plant or harvest vegetables, fruits, plants, or other crops.

Quick Facts

Wages:

Below the statewide median
$16.44 / hour    Read more about wages

Outlook:

Average
Growth rate:  2%    Read more about outlook

Education:

High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Apply chemical solutions to plants to protect against disease or insects or to enhance growth.
  • Build agricultural structures.
  • Capture or kill animals.
  • Cut trees or logs.
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Job Title Examples:

Field Hand
Greenhouse Worker
Livestock Handler

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