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Horticultural Specialty Grower Salary
in Maryland, United States

$48,837 (USD)

Average Salary

$23/hr

Average Hourly

$1,499

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Horticultural Specialty Grower is $48,837 a year and $23 an hour in Maryland, United States. The average salary range for a Horticultural Specialty Grower is between $36,169 and $59,371. 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 Maryland, United States.

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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.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
$56,615
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Horticultural Specialty Grower Job Listings for Maryland, United States

Design by terrain Artisan
Oct 6
Bethesda, MD, USA
Terrain
Horticultural & floral design experience preferred. * Applied Arts background Presentation ... Demonstrate knowledge of products within area of specialty. * Master specific product details (I.E ...
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