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Farmworkers and Laborers


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

Farmworkers and Laborers plant, cultivate, and harvest farm products by hand. They use hand tools such as shovels, trowels, and hoes. They may till soil or apply fertilizer; weed or prune crops; water plants or crops; or do other manual duties on farms, greenhouses, or nurseries.

Wages $16.44 per hour on average  
Outlook The outlook is Good
Education & Training High School or less is needed for entry.
Related Programs (Current training programs available)
On the Job Work Activities
Career Pathways Plant Systems
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