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Vegetable Worker Salary
in Illinois, United States

$19,072 (USD)

Average Salary

$9/hr

Average Hourly

$177

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 16, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Vegetable Worker is $19,072 a year and $9 an hour in Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Vegetable Worker is between $17,159 and $21,440. 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 Illinois, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • 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 Illinois, 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:
$22,110
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

About Illinois, United States

Illinois Cost of Living Score:

Description: Illinois ( (listen) IL-ə-NOY) is a state in the Midwestern and Great Lakes region of the United States. It has the fifth largest gross domestic product (GDP), the sixth largest population, and the 25th largest land area of all U.S. states. Illinois has been noted as a microcosm of the entire United States. With Chicago in northeastern Illinois, small industrial cities and immense agricultural productivity in the north and center of the state, and natural resources such as coal, timber, and petroleum in the south, Illinois has a diverse economic base, and is a major transportation hub. Chicagoland, Chicago's metropolitan...

Vegetable Worker Job Listings for Illinois, United States

Food Service Worker
Jun 13
Chicago, IL, USA
Quality Placement Authority
Food Service Worker Food Service Worker will be cooking ingredients by washing and chopping vegetables, cutting meat etc. Undertake basic cooking . Prepare simple dishes Maintain a clean and orderly ...
Pantry Cook
May 24
O'Hare, IL, USA
Hyde Park Hospitality
... proper working condition to comply with Health Department regulations. * Visually inspects, selects and uses only the freshest fruits, vegetables, meats and other food products of the highest ...
PERSONAL CARE ACCOUNT MANAGER, Midwest Region
Mar 27
Chicago, IL, USA
AAK USA, Inc.
We have a proven track record of working side by side with our customers to create solutions that ... vegetable oils and fats, is a National Foodservice Manufacturer and supplier recognized as the ...
Order Selector Utility Picker Warehouse
May 16
Bartlett, IL, USA
Get Fresh Produce
Maintain safe working environment by practicing proper lifting procedures and keeping work areas ... fresh fruit, vegetables and dairy. Today, we are still a privately held company owned by Gino ...
Warehouse Case Picker Order Selector
May 16
Bartlett, IL, USA
Get Fresh Produce
Prior experience as warehouse worker; understanding of general warehouse operations required ... fresh fruit, vegetables and dairy. Today, we are still a privately held company owned by Gino ...
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