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Farmworkers and Laborers

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

Quick Facts


Well below the statewide median
$17.63 / hour    Read more about wages


Growth rate:  5.3%    Read more about outlook


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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This page includes information from the O*NET 24.2 Database by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA). Used under the CC BY 4.0 license. O*NET® is a trademark of USDOL/ETA.

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