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Farmworker / Laborer, Crop, Nursery, or Greenhouse Salary

An average Farmworker & Greenhouse Laborer in the United States can expect to take home roughly $10.30 per hour. For the most part, Farmworkers & Greenhouse Laborers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Most people who answered the questionnaire are men; 62 percent of Farmworkers & Greenhouse Laborers are male. Slightly less than a third enjoy medical while around one in seven get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to nearly one-tenth. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$24,012 - $49,665
(Median)
$24K
$33K
$50K
MEDIAN: $32,939
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$8.09 - $15.22
(Median)
$8
$10
$15
MEDIAN: $10
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$24,012 - $49,665  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,041  
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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$17,647 - $37,167  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 20
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.09 - $15.22  
   
Overtime
$11.24 - $23.42  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,041  
   
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).
)
$17,647 - $37,167  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 87

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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

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

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

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $23K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $25K. Farmworkers & Greenhouse Laborers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $25K. Survey respondents who have worked for more than 20 years actually report somewhat lower incomes of $24K.

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Experience Affects Farmworker / Laborer, Crop, Nursery, or Greenhouse Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 4%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$25,000

Late-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 30% dental benefits Dental: 15%
vision benefits Vision: 10% employee benefits None: 69%