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Horticultural Specialty Grower Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$49,250 (USD)

Average Salary

$24/hr

Average Hourly

$1,512

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Horticultural Specialty Grower is $49,250 a year and $24 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Horticultural Specialty Grower is between $36,475 and $59,873. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Horticultural Specialty Grower. 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:
  • Propagates and raises horticultural-specialty products and crops, such as seeds, bulbs, rootstocks, sod, ornamental plants, and cut flowers.
  • Prepares acreage utilization and work schedules, according to knowledge of crop culture, climate and market conditions, seed, bulb, or rootstock availability, and employable work force and machinery.
  • Attaches farm implements, such as disc and fertilizer spreader, to tractor and drives tractor in fields to till soil and plant and cultivate crop.
  • Inspects fields periodically to ascertain nutrient deficiencies, detect insect, disease, and pest infestations, and identify foreign-plant growth, and selects, purchases, and schedules materials, such as fertilizers and herbicides, to ensure quality control.
  • Hires field workers; assigns their duties according to scheduled activities, such as planting, irrigating, weeding, and harvesting; and oversees their activities.
  • Maintains personnel and production records.
  • Arranges with customers for sale of crop.
Horticultural Specialty Grower Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

Job family population: 4,610

Estimated population of Horticultural Specialty Grower jobs: 22

Rate of error: 6.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$57,094
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

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