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Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources

Nursery Workers

Work in nursery facilities or at customer location planting, cultivating, harvesting, and transplanting trees, shrubs, or plants.

Salary Breakdown

Nursery Workers

Average

$29,680

ANNUAL

$14.27

HOURLY

Entry Level

$19,130

ANNUAL

$9.20

HOURLY

Mid Level

$28,840

ANNUAL

$13.87

HOURLY

Expert Level

$40,730

ANNUAL

$19.58

HOURLY


Projected Jobs

Nursery Workers

8,790

Projected job openings through 2028


Top Expected Tasks

Nursery Workers


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Nursery Workers

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

Production and Processing

KNOWLEDGE

Administration and Management

KNOWLEDGE

Food Production

KNOWLEDGE

Customer and Personal Service

KNOWLEDGE

Biology

SKILL

Coordination

SKILL

Critical Thinking

SKILL

Monitoring

SKILL

Social Perceptiveness

SKILL

Active Listening

ABILITY

Static Strength

ABILITY

Trunk Strength

ABILITY

Arm-Hand Steadiness

ABILITY

Manual Dexterity

ABILITY

Multilimb Coordination


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