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Blueberry Grower Salary
in Idaho, United States

$23,909 (USD)

Average Salary

$11/hr

Average Hourly

$548

Average Bonus

Last updated: February 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Blueberry Grower is $23,909 a year and $11 an hour in Idaho, United States. The average salary range for a Blueberry Grower is between $18,826 and $27,923. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Idaho, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Plants and cultivates fruit bushes and vines and harvests crops, such as grapes, cranberries, and strawberries, applying knowledge of growth characteristics of specific varieties and soil, climate, and market conditions: determines varieties and quantities of plants to be grown, acreage to be tilled, and employees to be hired.
  • Selects and purchases plant stock and farm machines, implements, and supplies.
  • Decides when and how to plant, bud, graft, prune, sucker, cultivate and irrigate plants, and harvest crop, based on knowledge of vine-crop culture.
  • Attaches farm implements, such as harrow and ditcher, to tractor and drives tractor in fields to till soil.
  • Drives and operates farm machinery to spray fertilizers, herbicides, and pesticides and haul fruit boxes.
  • Hires, assigns duties to, and oversees activities of seasonal workers engaged in tilling and irrigating soil, pruning plants, and harvesting and marketing crop.
  • Demonstrates and explains farm work techniques and safety regulations.
  • Maintains employee and financial records.
  • Makes arrangements with buyers for sale and shipment of crop.
  • May make arrangements with airplane pilot to spray and dust fertilizers and pesticides on planted acreage.
  • May install irrigation system (s) and irrigate fields.
  • May set poles, string wires on poles to form trellises, and tie vines and canes to trellis wires.
  • May prune vines and canes to size and shape growth.
  • May lubricate, adjust, and make minor repairs on farm machinery, implements, and equipment, using oilcan, grease gun, and handtools, such as hammer and wrenc.
Blueberry Grower Job Prevalence in Idaho, United States

Job family: Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

Job family population: 4,610

Estimated population of Blueberry Grower jobs: 296

Rate of error: 6.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$27,717
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

Blueberry Grower Job Listings for Idaho, United States

Farm Manager - Blueberries
Jan 21
Boise, ID, USA
Pacific Northwest Produce Company
For approximately 100 years, our company has been growing crops in many different commodities. In ... We are looking for a strong, experienced Blueberry Farm Manager that will be based in the Northwest ...
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