Farmworker / Laborer, Crop, Nursery, or Greenhouse Salary

Farmworkers & Greenhouse Laborers in the United States pull down an average of $10.73 per hour. Men working as Farmworkers & Greenhouse Laborers who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 52 percent. A little less than one-fifth report receiving medical coverage from their employers and fewer than one in twenty collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$14,838 - $65,206
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$33K
$65K
MEDIAN: $33,000
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$8.29 - $15.43
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MEDIAN: $10.73
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$14,838 - $65,206  
   
Bonus
$1,600  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$17,356 - $36,428  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.29 - $15.43  
   
Overtime
$12.29 - $24.73  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$1,600  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$17,356 - $36,428  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 86

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Job Description for Farmworker / Laborer, Crop, Nursery, or Greenhouse

A farmworker/laborer (crops, nursery or greenhouse) is someone who helps raise, cultivate, and harvest fresh fruits, vegetables, or other plants for sale. Typically this employee works as part of a larger team in a farm situation or as part of a dedicated, smaller group in nurseries and greenhouses. These employees obviously work with plants and soil, and it is an ideal occupation for those who enjoy working outside.

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Farmworker / Laborer, Crop, Nursery, or Greenhouse Tasks

  • Harvest crops in accordance with standards and hygiene rules.
  • Identify problems with crops or products and find ways to ensure their health.
  • Move products, materials, and supplies from one area to another.

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Pay by Experience Level for Farmworker / Laborer, Crop, Nursery, or Greenhouse

Pay by Experience for a Farmworker / Laborer, Crop, Nursery, or Greenhouse has a positive trend. An entry-level Farmworker / Laborer, Crop, Nursery, or Greenhouse with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $23,000 based on 68 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Farmworker / Laborer, Crop, Nursery, or Greenhouse with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $23,000 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Farmworker / Laborer, Crop, Nursery, or Greenhouse which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 18 salaries. A Farmworker / Laborer, Crop, Nursery, or Greenhouse with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 8 salaries.

Key Stats for Farmworker / Laborer, Crop, Nursery, or Greenhouse

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Farmworker / Laborer, Crop, Nursery, or Greenhouse Salaries

Late-Career
▲17%

Experienced
▲16%

National Average
$24,000

Mid-Career
▼4%

Entry-Level
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 18%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 8%
no benefits
None: 80%