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Tung Nut Grower Salary
in Virginia, United States

$26,673 (USD)

Average Salary

$13/hr

Average Hourly

$611

Average Bonus

Last updated: February 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Tung Nut Grower is $26,673 a year and $13 an hour in Virginia, United States. The average salary range for a Tung Nut Grower is between $20,975 and $31,178. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Virginia, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Plants and cultivates trees, such as apple, orange, and walnut, and harvests fruit and nut crops, applying knowledge of horticulture and market conditions: determines varieties and quantities of trees to be grown, acreage to be tilled, and employees to be hired.
  • Selects and purchases tree stock and farm machines, implements, and supplies.
  • Decides when and how to plant, bud, graft, cultivate, irrigate, and prune trees and harvest crop, based on knowledge of tree-crop culture.
  • Attaches farm implements, such as plow, disc, and harrow, to tractor and drives tractor in fields to till soil.
  • Plants root stock, applies fertilizers, insecticides, and fungicides, and irrigates fields.
  • Prunes growing trees to develop desired size and shape.
  • Assigns duties to farmhands and explains orchard work techniques and safety regulations to inexperienced workers.
  • Maintains employee and financial records.
  • Arranges with buyers for sale of crops.
  • Lubricates, adjusts, and makes minor repairs on farm machinery, implements, and equipment, using oilcan, grease gun, and handtools.
  • May bud and graft stock.
  • May plant ground crops to shade ground, conserve moisture, and improve soil.
  • May be designated according to crop grown as apple grower; cherry grower; filbert grower; lemon grower; nut orchardist; orange grower.
  • May be designated: peach grower; pecan grower; tung-nut grower; walnut grower.
Tung Nut Grower Job Prevalence in Virginia, United States

Job family: Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

Job family population: 4,610

Estimated population of Tung Nut Grower jobs: 296

Rate of error: 6.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$30,921
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

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Skills

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Tung Nut Grower Job Listings for Virginia, United States

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