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Estimated employmentN/A
Mean wage$14.07
Entry wage$11.64
10th percentile wage$11.17
50th percentile wage$12.69
90th percentile wage$18.91
Top Employing Industries
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities
Top Paying Industries
Median Wage
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities$12.50
Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse (45-2092)
Manually plant, cultivate, and harvest vegetables, fruits, nuts, horticultural specialties, and field crops. Use hand tools, such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, and knives. Duties may include tilling soil and applying fertilizers; transplanting, weeding, thinning, or pruning crops; applying pesticides; or cleaning, grading, sorting, packing, and loading harvested products. May construct trellises, repair fences and farm buildings, or participate in irrigation activities. Excludes Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products" (45-2041) and Forest, Conservation, and Logging Workers" (45-4011 through 45-4029).
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$12.69 $12.91  -$0.22
2019$12.10+4.9%$12.31 +4.9%-$0.20
2018$11.81+2.5%$12.02 +2.5%-$0.20
2017$11.49+2.8%$11.69 +2.8%-$0.19
2016$11.15+3.1%$11.34 +3.1%-$0.19
2015$10.97+1.7%$11.16 +1.7%-$0.19
2014$10.73+2.2%$10.92 +2.2%-$0.18
2013$10.57+1.5%$10.75 +1.5%-$0.18
2012$10.48+.9%$10.66 +.9%-$0.18
2011$10.33+1.5%$10.50 +1.5%-$0.17
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$12.69 $26.48  -$13.79
2019$12.10+4.9%$25.40 +4.2%-$13.30
2018$11.81+2.5%$24.63 +3.1%-$12.82
2017$11.49+2.8%$23.97 +2.8%-$12.47
2016$11.15+3.1%$23.42 +2.3%-$12.27
2015$10.97+1.7%$22.93 +2.1%-$11.96
2014$10.73+2.2%$22.44 +2.2%-$11.71
2013$10.57+1.5%$21.99 +2.1%-$11.42
2012$10.48+.9%$21.61 +1.7%-$11.13
2011$10.33+1.5%$21.27 +1.6%-$10.94
Note: The mid-wage is the median wage. The average wage is the mean wage. The entry-level wage is equal to the average of the lower third of reported wages for the occupation. The wage range consists of the 10th and 90th percentiles; 80% of workers earn between this wage range, 10% earn less while 10% earn more.
Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2020
Top Areas For This Occupation
Best Pay
Median Wage / Employment
North Central $17.61 
Northwest $15.71 
South Central $13.85150
Southwest $12.69 
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
South Central $13.85150
Eastern $11.81120
North Central $17.61 
Northwest $15.71 
Wages in other areas
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