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Farmer Field Crop Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$58,067 (USD)

Average Salary

$28/hr

Average Hourly

$1,806

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Farmer Field Crop is $58,067 a year and $28 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Farmer Field Crop is between $42,532 and $71,065. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Farmer Field Crop. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Plants, cultivates, and harvests field crops, such as wheat, barley, alfalfa, cotton, hops, peanuts, mint, sugarcane, and tobacco, applying knowledge of growth characteristics of individual crop, and soil, climate, and market conditions.
  • Ascertains acreage to be tilled and varieties and quantities of plants to be grown.
  • Picks and purchases seeds or plant stock and farm machinery, implements, and supplies.
  • Decides when and how to plant, cultivate, and irrigate plants and harvest crops, applying knowledge of plant culture.
  • Attaches farm implements, such as plow, disc, and seed drill to tractor and drives tractor in fields to till soil and plant and cultivate crops.
  • Drives and operates farm machinery to spray fertilizers, herbicides, and pesticides and haul harvested crops.
  • Hires, assigns duties to, and oversees activities of farm workers.
  • Demonstrates and explains farm work techniques and safety regulations to new workers.
  • Maintains employee and financial records.
  • Arranges with buyers for sale and shipment of crop.
Farmer Field Crop Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

Job family population: 4,610

Estimated population of Farmer Field Crop jobs: 26

Rate of error: 6.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$67,316
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Farmer Field Crop Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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