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Vegetable Worker Salary
in Buffalo, New York

$23,087 (USD)

Average Salary

$11/hr

Average Hourly

$215

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 16, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Vegetable Worker is $23,087 a year and $11 an hour in Buffalo, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Vegetable Worker is between $23,087 and $23,087. 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 Buffalo, New York.

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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 Buffalo, New York, 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:
$21,465
5 Year Change:
-7 %

Education

Skills

About Buffalo, New York

Buffalo Cost of Living Score:

Description: Buffalo is the second largest city in the U.S. state of New York and the largest city in Western New York. As of 2018, the population was 256,304. The city is the county seat of Erie County and a major gateway for commerce and travel across the Canada–United States border, forming part of the bi-national Buffalo Niagara Region. The Buffalo area was inhabited before the 17th century by the Native American Iroquois tribe and later by French settlers. The city grew significantly in the 19th and 20th centuries as a result of immigration, the construction of the Erie Canal and rail transportation, and its close proximity...

Vegetable Worker Job Listings for Buffalo, New York

Registered Dietitian
May 31
Buffalo, NY, USA
Child Care Council, Inc
Tasks will include: shop for and purchase fruits and vegetables for lessons using company funds ... working with new people. Compensation : This is a full time position. Work hours are 35 hours per ...
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