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Field Contractor Salary

$46,973 (USD)

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Last updated: June 16, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Field Contractor is $46,973 a year and $23 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Field Contractor is between $34,788 and $57,153. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Negotiates contracts with growers to raise or purchase crops, such as fruits and vegetables, performing any combination of the following duties: contacts grower to negotiate contracts and to explain terms and conditions of contract and contractual responsibilities.
  • Determines production possibilities of land by studying data, such as history of crop rotation, type and fertility of soil, location, topography, and irrigation facilities.
  • Negotiates amount of acreage to be planted or purchased and selects fields to be planted.
  • Advises grower on preparing land, planting, cultivating, thinning, harvesting, and related problems.
  • Supplies seed and fertilizer.
  • May estimate crop yield.
  • Arranges for financing and advances funds to purchase supplies and equipment or services of contractor.
  • May arrange for loans of company-owned machinery.
  • Arranges for transportation of crops to processing plants.
  • Inspects growing crops for evidence of disease and insect damage and recommends corrective measures.
  • May assist in recruiting extra labor during peak seasons.
  • May conduct lectures for farm groups on specific phases of agricultural activities.
  • May write articles for publication and for scientific groups.
  • May specialize in one crop and be designated according to crop bought.
Field Contractor Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Foresters

Job family population: 8,300

Estimated population of Field Contractor jobs: 1,279

Rate of error: 2.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City. Forty...

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