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Vegetable Worker Salary

$18,824 (USD)

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Last updated: June 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Vegetable Worker is $18,824 a year and $9 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Vegetable Worker is between $15,512 and $21,161. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Vegetable Worker. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Plants, cultivates, and harvests vegetables, working as crewmember: dumps seed into hopper of planter towed by tractor.
  • Rides on planter and brushes debris from seed spouts that discharge seeds into plowed furrow.
  • Plants roots and bulbs, using hoe or trowel.
  • Covers plants with sheet or caps of treated cloth or paper to protect plants from weather.
  • Weeds and thins blocks of plants, using hoe or spoon-shaped tool.
  • Transplants seedlings, using hand transplanter or by placing seedlings in rotating planting wheel while riding on power-drawn transplanter.
  • Sets bean poles and strings them with wire or twine.
  • Closes and ties leaves over heads of cauliflower and other cabbage and cabbagelike plants.
  • Picks, cuts, pulls, or lifts crops to harvest them.
  • Ties vegetables in bunches and removes tops from root crops.
  • Pitches vine crops into viner (pea or bean shelling machine), using pitchfork or electric fork and boom, and cleans up spilled vines.
  • May participate in irrigation activities.
  • May be identified with work assigned, such as blocking, cutting, and stringing, or with crop raised, such as asparagus, beans, and celery.
Vegetable Worker Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

Job family population: 282,300

Estimated population of Vegetable Worker jobs: 15,013

Rate of error: 1.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Vegetable Worker Job Listings for United States

Food Service Worker
Jun 3
Livermore, CA, USA
Nitelines USA, Inc
WE ARE CURRENTLY LOOKING TO FILL SEVERAL FOOD SERVICE WORKER POSITIONS: HOURS : Nutrition and Food ... Should be able to assemble items such as entrees, meats, potatoes, vegetables, salads, desserts ...
UC Berkeley- Temporary Senior Food Service Worker, 16.84 hourly
May 29
Berkeley, CA, USA
University of California, Berkeley
As cooks' helpers, assist with preparing and panning menu items, wash and cut raw vegetables, slice ... As general utility workers, dish machine attendants, pot and pan machine attendants, perform a wide ...
Warehouse Worker
Jun 3
Dallas, TX, USA
Must wear steel toe boots Must pass E-Verify Must pass Background check Must pass Drug test Description: • Will be working to ensure fruits and vegetables are equipped and operated in an hygienic ...
Assembly Line Worker / Machine Operators
May 16
Dallas, TX, USA
Taylor Farms Texas
Taylor Farms Texas is NOW HIRING Assembly Line Workers We have open positions for the following ... Job Type: Full-time Company Description Taylor Farms' high quality salads and vegetables begin with ...
Head Cook
Jun 8
Thornton, CO, USA
Vidya's Veggie Gourmet Restaurant
You should have experience preparing foods in different styles and cuisines, be hard-working, self motivated, and have a passion for service. You have the ability to maintain a pleasant attitude ...
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