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Strawberry Grower Salary
in British Columbia, Canada

$29,280 (CAD)

Average Salary

$14/hr

Average Hourly

$671

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Strawberry Grower is $29,280 a year and $14 an hour in British Columbia, Canada. The average salary range for a Strawberry Grower is between $26,311 and $34,196. 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:
  • Plants and cultivates fruit bushes and vines and harvests crops, such as grapes, cranberries, and strawberries, applying knowledge of growth characteristics of specific varieties and soil, climate, and market conditions: determines varieties and quantities of plants to be grown, acreage to be tilled, and employees to be hired.
  • Selects and purchases plant stock and farm machines, implements, and supplies.
  • Decides when and how to plant, bud, graft, prune, sucker, cultivate and irrigate plants, and harvest crop, based on knowledge of vine-crop culture.
  • Attaches farm implements, such as harrow and ditcher, to tractor and drives tractor in fields to till soil.
  • Drives and operates farm machinery to spray fertilizers, herbicides, and pesticides and haul fruit boxes.
  • Hires, assigns duties to, and oversees activities of seasonal workers engaged in tilling and irrigating soil, pruning plants, and harvesting and marketing crop.
  • Demonstrates and explains farm work techniques and safety regulations.
  • Maintains employee and financial records.
  • Makes arrangements with buyers for sale and shipment of crop.
  • May make arrangements with airplane pilot to spray and dust fertilizers and pesticides on planted acreage.
  • May install irrigation system (s) and irrigate fields.
  • May set poles, string wires on poles to form trellises, and tie vines and canes to trellis wires.
  • May prune vines and canes to size and shape growth.
  • May lubricate, adjust, and make minor repairs on farm machinery, implements, and equipment, using oilcan, grease gun, and handtools, such as hammer and wrenc.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
$33,944
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

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Skills

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