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Vegetable Grower Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$28,725 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Vegetable Grower is $28,725 a year and $14 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Vegetable Grower is between $24,959 and $33,577. 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

  • Plants, cultivates, and harvests vegetables, or gives directions to other workers so engaged.
  • Determines kind and amount of crop to be grown, according to market conditions, weather, and size and location of farm.
  • Picks and purchases seed, fertilizer, and farm machinery and arranges with buyers for sale of crop.
  • Hires and directs farm workers engaged in planting, cultivating, and harvesting crop, such as beans, onions, and peas.
  • Performs various duties of farm workers, depending on size and nature of farm, including setting up and operating farm machinery.
  • May grow vegetables in greenhouse to produce out-of-season crops.
  • May grow variety of vegetables.
  • May specialize in growing single vegetable and be designated by name of vegetable.
Vegetable Grower Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

Job family population: 4,610

Estimated population of Vegetable Grower jobs: 283

Rate of error: 6.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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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 2,705,994 (2018), 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...

Vegetable Grower Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Warehouse Manager - Food Produce Distribution - Growing Company (PPG#319420)
May 18
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Barton Staffing Solutions
Execute frequent quality checks on fruits and vegetables in coolers to ensure suitability for picking & shipping * Collaborate with management, buyer, and sales teams regarding quality data to ...
Mar 27
Chicago, IL, USA
This position will grow the AAK Personal Care Midwest account base while deepening and broadening ... vegetable oil solutions for food and non-food applications. Our products go into food market ...
Managers in Training - Looking for Leaders!
May 23
Chicago, IL, USA
Fast Sandwich
Are you looking to grow your skills? We are seeking passionate quality driven leaders to join our ... We hand-slice fresh meats and veggies daily, and we bake our homemade bread all day, every day, so ...
May 3
Chicago, IL, USA
Compass Group
Are you looking for a job with competitive wages and benefits, one in which you can learn and grow ... Maintains stock, prepares, cures and stores all fresh fruit and vegetable garnishes, juices and ...
Sales Representative / All Appointment Provided (NO COLD CALLING)!
May 13
Oak Park, IL, USA
Passanante's Home Food Service
... we can grow our business and be entered into our Assistant Manager program, with possible ... organic vegetables and wild caught seafood. We sell directly to consumers and operate in bulk ...
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