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Farmworker Vegetable Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$24,959 (USD)

Average Salary

$12/hr

Average Hourly

$232

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Farmworker Vegetable is $24,959 a year and $12 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Farmworker Vegetable is between $24,959 and $24,959. 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 vegetables, working as crewmember: dumps seed into hopper of planter towed by tractor.
  • Rides on planter and brushes debris from seed spouts that discharge seeds into plowed furrow.
  • Plants roots and bulbs, using hoe or trowel.
  • Covers plants with sheet or caps of treated cloth or paper to protect plants from weather.
  • Weeds and thins blocks of plants, using hoe or spoon-shaped tool.
  • Transplants seedlings, using hand transplanter or by placing seedlings in rotating planting wheel while riding on power-drawn transplanter.
  • Sets bean poles and strings them with wire or twine.
  • Closes and ties leaves over heads of cauliflower and other cabbage and cabbagelike plants.
  • Picks, cuts, pulls, or lifts crops to harvest them.
  • Ties vegetables in bunches and removes tops from root crops.
  • Pitches vine crops into viner (pea or bean shelling machine), using pitchfork or electric fork and boom, and cleans up spilled vines.
  • May participate in irrigation activities.
  • May be identified with work assigned, such as blocking, cutting, and stringing, or with crop raised, such as asparagus, beans, and celery.
Farmworker Vegetable Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

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

Job family population: 282,300

Estimated population of Farmworker Vegetable jobs: 15,013

Rate of error: 1.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$22,596
5 Year Change:
-9 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

Farmworker Vegetable Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

VP, Marketing
Apr 27
Chicago, IL, USA
The Pictsweet Company
The Pictsweet Farms brand currently is in a strong #3 share position in the $4B+ frozen vegetable category.
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