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Farmer Horticultural Salary
in Colorado, United States

$45,803 (USD)

Average Salary

$22/hr

Average Hourly

$1,406

Average Bonus

Last updated: March 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Farmer Horticultural is $45,803 a year and $22 an hour in Colorado, United States. The average salary range for a Farmer Horticultural is between $33,922 and $55,683. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Farmer Horticultural. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Colorado, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Propagates and raises horticultural-specialty products and crops, such as seeds, bulbs, rootstocks, sod, ornamental plants, and cut flowers.
  • Prepares acreage utilization and work schedules, according to knowledge of crop culture, climate and market conditions, seed, bulb, or rootstock availability, and employable work force and machinery.
  • Attaches farm implements, such as disc and fertilizer spreader, to tractor and drives tractor in fields to till soil and plant and cultivate crop.
  • Inspects fields periodically to ascertain nutrient deficiencies, detect insect, disease, and pest infestations, and identify foreign-plant growth, and selects, purchases, and schedules materials, such as fertilizers and herbicides, to ensure quality control.
  • Hires field workers; assigns their duties according to scheduled activities, such as planting, irrigating, weeding, and harvesting; and oversees their activities.
  • Maintains personnel and production records.
  • Arranges with customers for sale of crop.
Farmer Horticultural Job Prevalence in Colorado, United States

Job family: Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

Job family population: 4,610

Estimated population of Farmer Horticultural jobs: 22

Rate of error: 6.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$53,098
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Farmer Horticultural Job Listings for Colorado, United States

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