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Laborer Orchard Salary
in British Columbia, Canada

$26,311 (CAD)

Average Salary

$13/hr

Average Hourly

$263

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Laborer Orchard is $26,311 a year and $13 an hour in British Columbia, Canada. The average salary range for a Laborer Orchard is between $26,311 and $27,564. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in British Columbia, Canada.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Performs any combination of following tasks involved in planting, cultivating, and harvesting fruits and nuts, such as cranberries, apples, and pecans, according to instructions from supervisor or farmer: tills soil, plants stock, prunes trees and bushes, and removes suckers and runners from vines and plants, using tools such as shovels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, and shears.
  • Sprays plants with prescribed herbicides, fungicides, and pesticides to control diseases and insects.
  • Removes blossoms and thins fruit to improve fruit quality.
  • Harvests fruit harvest worker, fruit.
  • May light smudge pots and torches or start wind machines that heat and circulate air about crop during cold weather to minimize frost damage.
  • May lay out irrigation pipes, install sprinklers, and open and adjust water valves and gates to irrigate assigned fields.
  • May repair wire fences and farm buildings, using handtools such as hammers and saws.
  • May load and unload trucks.
  • May guide harvester discharge spout over wooden bins to load fruit on trailer.
  • May bag or box harvested fruit.
  • May lay harvested fruit on trays in sun to sun-dry fruit.
  • May clean, lubricate, and adjust farm machinery, such as weeders and harvesters, using tools such as wrenches and grease guns.
  • May clear and burn roots and brush and gather ladders and containers to clean fields.
  • May be identified with tasks being performed, such as thinning, smudging, and picking.
  • May be designated according to crop grown as farmworker, berry; farmworker, cranberry; or according to work location.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
$27,945
5 Year Change:
6 %

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Skills

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