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Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse
Summary Occupational Forecast Data for Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse
Employment Employment Change Average Annual Job Openings Wage & Training Levels
2018 2023 Numerical Percent New Jobs Replacement Jobs Total Median Hourly Median Annual Training Levels
7,751 8,203 453 5.84% 91 1,219 1,310 $12.04 $25,035 No formal educational credential
Description: Manually plant, cultivate, and harvest vegetables, fruits, nuts, horticultural specialties, and field crops. Use hand tools, such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, and knives. Duties may include tilling soil and applying fertilizers; transplanting, weeding, thinning, or pruning crops; applying pesticides; cleaning, grading, sorting, packing and loading harvested products. May construct trellises, repair fences and farm buildings, or participate in irrigation activities.
Forecast Data Source: EMSI (2nd Quarter 2019)