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Field Contractor Salary
in Charleston, South Carolina

$43,433 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Field Contractor is $43,433 a year and $21 an hour in Charleston, South Carolina, United States. The average salary range for a Field Contractor is between $32,167 and $52,845. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Charleston, South Carolina.

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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 Charleston, South Carolina, 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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About Charleston, South Carolina

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Description: Charleston is the oldest and largest city in the U.S. state of South Carolina, the county seat of Charleston County, and the principal city in the Charleston–North Charleston–Summerville Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city lies just south of the geographical midpoint of South Carolina's coastline and is located on Charleston Harbor, an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean formed by the confluence of the Ashley, Cooper, and Wando rivers. Charleston had an estimated population of 136,208 in 2018. The estimated population of the Charleston metropolitan area, comprising Berkeley, Charleston, and Dorchester counties, was 787...

Field Contractor Job Listings for Charleston, South Carolina

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Insurance Premium Field Auditor and Loss Control Inspector
May 31
Charleston, SC, USA
Research Technical Services, LTD
Work from home as an Independent Contractor (1099) * A permanent position with a long-standing well ... Related Fields Include: Accounting, Payroll, A/P & A/R, Insurance Agency Work, Field Services, Risk ...
Field Safety Coordinator
Jun 6
Goose Creek, SC, USA
Performance Staffing Solutions, Inc.
The Field Safety Coordinator works closely with the Safety Director, Project Managers, Field ... contractor hires as part of the big picture of your people plan. Since 2007, PSS has been a ...
Sheet Metal Installer & Helpers - Long Term Work - Apply Now!
Jun 7
Charleston, SC, USA
Mechanical Contractor
Mechanic 5-7 years' experience as a commercial sheet metal installer Apprentices: 1-3 years' experience working in the sheet metal field * Ability to read blueprints * Working knowledge of installing ...
Electricians of All Skill Levels (Commercial) - Up to $28/Hour
Jun 7
Charleston, SC, USA
Electrical Contractor
... the electrical field - Desire to be with a stable company with endless electrical work in the Charleston area *Qualifications vary depending on experience and skill level. Skill tests will be ...
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