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Fish Farmer Salary
in Irvine, California

$32,541 (USD)

Average Salary

$16/hr

Average Hourly

$504

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 09, 2019

The average pay for a Fish Farmer is $32,541 a year and $16 an hour in Irvine, California, United States. The average salary range for a Fish Farmer is between $25,325 and $38,335. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Fish Farmer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Irvine, California.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Raises fish for commercial purposes.
  • Strips eggs from female fish and places eggs in moist pans.
  • Adds milt stripped from male fish to fertilize eggs.
  • Fills hatchery trays with fertilized eggs and places trays in incubation troughs.
  • Turns valves and places baffles in troughs to adjust volume, depth, velocity, and temperature of water.
  • Transfers fingerlings to rearing ponds.
  • Feeds high protein foods or cereal with vitamins and minerals to fingerlings to induce growth to size desired for commercial use.
  • Arranges with buyers for sale of fish.
  • Removes fish from pond, using dip net.
  • Counts and weighs fish.
  • Loads fish into tank truck, or dresses and packs in ice for shipment.
  • May perform standard tests on water samples to determine oxygen content.
  • May be designated according to kind of fish raised.
Fish Farmer Job Prevalence in Irvine, California, United States

Job family: Nonfarm Animal Caretakers

Job family population: 199,850

Estimated population of Fish Farmer jobs: 1,275

Rate of error: 1.4%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$37,724
5 Year Change:
16 %
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About Irvine, California

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Description: Irvine () is a master-planned city in Orange County, California, United States in the Los Angeles metropolitan area. The Irvine Company started developing the area in the 1960s and the city was formally incorporated on December 28, 1971. The 66-square-mile (170 km2) city had a population of 212,375 as of the 2010 census; in 2018 the California Department of Finance estimated the city's population at 276,176.A number of corporations, particularly in the technology and semiconductor sectors, have their national or international headquarters in Irvine. Irvine is also home to several higher education institutions including...

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The average pay for a Fish Farmer is $32,541 a year and $16 an hour in Irvine, California, United States. The average salary range for a Fish Farmer is between $25,325 and $38,335. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Fish Farmer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Irvine, California.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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