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Zanjero Salary
in Dallas, Texas

$29,961 (USD)

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Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Zanjero is $29,961 a year and $14 an hour in Dallas, Texas, United States. The average salary range for a Zanjero is between $23,135 and $35,510. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Zanjero. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Dallas, Texas.

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Job Summary

  • Controls irrigation system to convey water to farms in assigned area, according to rights, or as instructed by water control supervisor (waterworks) or other officials, for irrigating fields and crops: contacts water users to determine quantity of water needed, and time and duration of delivery.
  • Computes and requisitions quantity of water required.
  • Operates gates, checks, turnouts, and wasteways to regulate waterflow into canals and laterals (individual supply ditches).
  • Measures or estimates diversions of water from canals and to water users, and calculates and records quantities delivered for use in computing charges to farmers.
  • Patrols assigned area by foot, horseback, or motor vehicle to detect leaks, breaks, weak areas, or obstructions and damage to irrigation system.
  • Removes debris and makes emergency repairs to banks, structures, gates, and canal roads.
  • Fills holes and exterminates rodents.
  • Writes reports and records daily deliveries, number of users, amount of water used, and other data required by law or company.
  • May prepare reports on condition of system and equipment, and replacements or repairs needed.
  • May supervise crew workers cleaning ditches, raising ditch banks, repairing concrete and wooden structures, erecting fences and gates, and other maintenance work after irrigating season has passed.
  • May take annual crop census and make weed and other surveys.
  • May patrol canal at night to determine that water is flowing in prescribed volume into users' ditches.
Zanjero Job Prevalence in Dallas, Texas, United States

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

Job family population: 282,300

Estimated population of Zanjero jobs: 2,154

Rate of error: 1.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Dallas, Texas

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Description: Dallas (), officially the City of Dallas, is a city in the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Dallas County, with portions extending into Collin, Denton, Kaufman and Rockwall counties. With an estimated 2018 population of 1,345,047, it is the ninth most-populous city in the U.S. and third in Texas after Houston and San Antonio. It is also the eighteenth most-populous city in North America as of 2015. Located in North Texas, the city of Dallas is the main core of the largest metropolitan area in the Southern United States and the largest inland metropolitan area in the U.S. that lacks any navigable link to the sea...

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