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Farmworker Rice Salary
in Rochester, New York

$23,087 (USD)

Average Salary

$11/hr

Average Hourly

$235

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Farmworker Rice is $23,087 a year and $11 an hour in Rochester, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Farmworker Rice is between $23,087 and $25,517. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Rochester, New York.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Drives and operates rice-farm machinery to prepare land, till soil, build ditches and levees, and harvest rice crop: hitches farm implements to tractor, and drives tractor along existing swaths and contours of rice field to plow and level fields and build or shore up ditches and levees of flood-irrigation system.
  • Plants rice seed, or soaks rice seed in water and loads germinated seed onto airplane for aerial seeding of field.
  • Loads fertilizer and weed killer into airplane, and stands at edge of field or positions markers indicating field pass by airplane to prevent overlap and gaps during aerial spraying.
  • Drives tractor with harrow attachment over aerially seeded fields to cover seeds with dirt.
  • Sets mowing controls and drives combine through fields to cut and thresh rice, stopping to adjust controls when amount of grain observed in chaff and amount of chaff observed in grain hoppers exceed allowable amounts.
  • Transfers grain from combine hopper to grain truck, using transfer auger.
  • Patrols irrigation ditches to detect obstructions and earthen deterioration, and removes debris and shores-up levees and ditches with shovel to ensure complete flooding of fields.
  • Starts irrigation pumps, removes levee gates, and breaks apart levees to flood or drain field sections as directed.
  • Performs miscellaneous duties, such as cleaning and lubricating farm equipment, loading and unloading trucks, and repairing buildings and fences.
Farmworker Rice Job Prevalence in Rochester, New York, United States

Job family: Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

Job family population: 282,300

Estimated population of Farmworker Rice jobs: 15,230

Rate of error: 1.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$25,778
5 Year Change:
12 %

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Description: Rochester () is a city on the southern shore of Lake Ontario in western New York. With a population of 208,046 residents, Rochester is the seat of Monroe County and the third most populous city in New York state, after New York City and Buffalo. The metropolitan area has a population of just over 1 million people. It is about 73 miles (117 km) east of Buffalo and 87 miles (140 km) west of Syracuse. Rochester was one of America's first boomtowns, initially due to the fertile Genesee River Valley, which gave rise to numerous flour mills, and then as a manufacturing hub. Several of the region's universities (notably...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Farmworker Rice is $23,087 a year and $11 an hour in Rochester, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Farmworker Rice is between $23,087 and $25,517. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Rochester, New York.

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