Worm Picker

Gather worms to be used as fish bait.
picture of Worm Picker

Quick Stats

Salary Range
$17,000 – $44,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Worm Pickers do?

Gathers worms to be used as fish bait: Walks about grassy areas, such as gardens, parks, and golf courses, after dark and picks up earthworms. Sprinkles chlorinated water on lawn to cause worms to come to surface, and locates worms by use of lantern or flashlight. Sorts worms and packs them in containers for shipment.

Should I be a Worm Picker?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Logical Thinker: You take a step-by-step approach to analyze information and solve problems.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.

  • Also known as: Apple Picker, Bean Picker, Berry Picker, Citrus Picker, Corn Picker, Cotton Picker, Crop Picker, Fish-Bait Picker See More

    How to become a Worm Picker

    Worm Pickers 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 Worm Picker-related education!
    Schools close to

    Careers Similar to Worm Picker