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Production Seed Corn Manager Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$32,216 (USD)

Average Salary

$15/hr

Average Hourly

$793

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Production Seed Corn Manager is $32,216 a year and $15 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Production Seed Corn Manager is between $25,007 and $38,051. 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:
  • Plans and directs development and production of hybrid seed corn for commercial seed companies: plans and executes experimental field studies to develop and improve varieties of hybrid corn with desired characteristics, such as greater yield, resistance to disease and insects, and adaptability to specific soils and climate.
  • Selects and inbreeds plants until specific inbred line is produced, using various breeding techniques, such as crossbreeding, backcrossing, and outcrossing.
  • Confers with farmers to arrange contracts for raising hybrid corn.
  • Distributes seeds, specifies areas of farm to be planted, directs workers engaged in corn planting to make most effective use of land, and oversees fertilizing, cultivating, detasseling, and harvesting field supervisor, seed production.
  • Directs, through subordinate supervisors, workers engaged in shelling and grading corn.
  • Examines equipment used to clean and grade shelled corn for proper functioning and plans changes in drying, grading, storage, and shipment of seed corn for greater efficiency and accuracy.
  • Interprets company policies and hires, discharges, transfers, and promotes workers.
  • Records production, farm management practices, parent stock, or other data.
Production Seed Corn Manager Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

Job family population: 4,610

Estimated population of Production Seed Corn Manager jobs: 21

Rate of error: 6.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$37,348
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Skills

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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 2,716,450 (2017), 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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