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Vegetable Worker Salary
in Houston, Texas

$17,698 (USD)

Average Salary

$9/hr

Average Hourly

$165

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Vegetable Worker is $17,698 a year and $9 an hour in Houston, Texas, United States. The average salary range for a Vegetable Worker is between $15,079 and $19,895. 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 Houston, Texas.

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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 Houston, Texas, 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:
$20,517
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

About Houston, Texas

Houston Cost of Living Score:

Description: Houston ( (listen) HEW-stən) is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Texas, fourth most populous city in the United States, as well as the sixth most populous in North America, with an estimated 2018 population of 2,325,502. Located in Southeast Texas near Galveston Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, it is the seat of Harris County and the principal city of the Greater Houston metropolitan area, which is the fifth most populous metropolitan statistical area in the United States and the second most populous in Texas after the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, with a population of 6,997,384 in 2018.Comprising a total area...

Vegetable Worker Job Listings for Houston, Texas

FOOD SVC WORKER {FULL-TIME} - 2 openings
Jun 19
Houston, TX, USA
Compass Group
We have 2 openings for a full-time FOOD SVC WORKER position. * Location : Texas Children's Hospital ... Performs prep work such as washing, peeling, cutting and seeding fruits and vegetables. * Weighs ...
FOOD SVC WORKER/CASHIER {FULL & PART-TIME} @ Univ of Houston
Jun 5
Houston, TX, USA
Compass Group
We have 51 openings for full-time and part-time FOOD SVC WORKER/CASHIER positions. * Location ... Performs prep work such as washing, peeling, cutting and seeding fruits and vegetables. Weighs and ...
FOOD SVC WORKER/CASHIER {FULL & PART-TIME} @ Univ of Houston Clearlake Campus
Jun 5
Houston, TX, USA
Compass Group
We have 12 openings for full-time and part-time FOOD SVC WORKER/CASHIER positions. * Location ... Performs prep work such as washing, peeling, cutting and seeding fruits and vegetables. Weighs and ...
FOOD SVC WORKER/CASHIER {PART-TIME} - 2 openings @ TCH West
May 31
Houston, TX, USA
Compass Group
We have 2 openings for a part-time FOOD SVC WORKER/CASHIER position. * Location : Texas Children ... Performs prep work such as washing, peeling, cutting and seeding fruits and vegetables. Weighs and ...
CASHIER/FOOD SVC WORKER {FULL-TIME}
May 22
Houston, TX, USA
Compass Group
We have an opening for a full-time CASHIER/FOOD SVC WORKER position. * Location : San Felipe Plaza ... Helps prepare foods such as meats, vegetables, baked goods and desserts. Also helps prepare ...
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