Grain Farmworker II

Perform the tasks for grain crops being cultivated and harvested.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$17,000 – $26,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Grain Farmworker IIs do?

Performs variety of manual tasks appropriate for grain crop being cultivated and harvested: Cultivates and thins crops, using hoe. Removes undesirable and excess growth, such as tassels, suckers, and weeds, by hand. Carries supplies, such as bags and baling wires, to workers in fields. Clears irrigation ditches, using shovel. Loads and unloads trucks. Repairs fences and buildings, using carpenter’s handtools. Cleans and lubricates farm machines. May be identified with task being performed, such as hoeing, detasseling, and picking; or with crop being worked, such as hybrid seed-corn, field beans and peas, and wheat.


Should I be a Grain Farmworker II?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Farmworker, Grain II, Grass-Farm Laborer

    How to become a Grain Farmworker II

    Grain Farmworker IIs generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Grain Farmworker II-related education!
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