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Vegetable Worker Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$24,959 (USD)

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Last updated: May 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Vegetable Worker is $24,959 a year and $12 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Vegetable Worker is between $24,959 and $24,959. 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 Chicago, Illinois.

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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 Chicago, 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:
5 Year Change:
-9 %



Vegetable Worker Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

FOOD SERVICE WORKER (FULL/PART-TIME) at Lexington of Chicago Ridge
May 10
Chicago, IL, USA
Compass Group
Working for Morrison Community Living is more than a job - it's a calling. We are the leading ... Performs prep work such as washing, peeling, cutting and seeding fruits and vegetables. * Weighs ...
CASHIER/FOOD SERVICE WORKER - at Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health
May 17
Hoffman Estates, IL, USA
Compass Group
Veterans Wanted * We have an opening for a temporary CASHIER/FOOD SERVICE WORKER position. ... Helps prepare foods such as meats, vegetables, baked goods and desserts. Also helps prepare ...
Mar 27
Chicago, IL, USA
We have a proven track record of working side by side with our customers to create solutions that ... vegetable oil solutions for food and non-food applications. Our products go into food market ...
Gardener / Farm Assistant / Horticulturist
May 8
Darien, United States
Chuck's Southern Comforts Cafe & Banquets
We are a farm-to-table restaurant with 2 working farms. One in Hickory Hills, IL and one behind our restaurant in Darien, IL. Chuck typically plans out a wide variety of vegetables to support our ...
PRODUCE Production PART TIME - Weekend availability a MUST
May 9
Wheaton, United States
Whole Foods
Cuts fruits and vegetables, following all safety and sanitation rules. * Ensures product meets WFM ... Maintains, or ensures maintenance of, a clean and sanitary working and shopping environment ...
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