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Fish Farmer Salary
in Delaware, United States

$29,445 (USD)

Average Salary

$14/hr

Average Hourly

$456

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Fish Farmer is $29,445 a year and $14 an hour in Delaware, United States. The average salary range for a Fish Farmer is between $22,916 and $34,688. 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 Delaware, United States.

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Job Summary

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.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
$34,135
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Fish Farmer Job Listings for Delaware, United States

Head Chef (Wrightsville Beach, NC)
Oct 26
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LMR LLC
Are you a Chef who loves working with fresh fish? Do you want to work in a premier property ON THE ... We also rely on a multitude of North Carolina farmers for our produce, poultry & pork. The must ...
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