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Grower Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$34,000
$21,000
$34,000
$55,000
Growers in the United States make an average salary of $34,737 per year or $16.7 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $21,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $55,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Alaska, Delaware, New York, Connecticut, and Maryland provide the highest grower salaries.
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Map of Grower Salaries

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Average Salary

Average Grower Salary By Location

While a grower can average a salary of $34,737 per year, or $16.7 per hour, there are many opportunities for growers to make more. For example, in Salinas, CA you might make $40,984 per year. Other high-paying locations include Harrisonburg, VA, North Las Vegas, NV and Inver Grove Heights, MN. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Salinas, CA where the average starting salary is $19,000. The highest paying states for growers include Alaska, Delaware and New York. Meanwhile, Montana, Idaho, and Arkansas offer the lowest salaries.

City
Average Salary
Salinas, CA
Salinas, CA
$40,984
$41k
Harrisonburg, VA
Harrisonburg, VA
$35,757
$36k
North Las Vegas, NV
North Las Vegas, NV
$33,820
$34k
Inver Grove Heights, MN
Inver Grove Heights, MN
$33,008
$33k
Miami, FL
Miami, FL
$30,859
$31k
Tyler, TX
Tyler, TX
$25,937
$26k

High Paying Grower Jobs

Average Grower Salary By Company

If you want to get paid the most as a grower, being employed by a company such as Pleasant View Gardens or Kurt Weiss Greenhouses would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like CSS and Garden View Wholesale Nursery also report highly competitive salaries for growers.

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Grower Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

    Recently Added Grower Salaries

    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
    Lead Greenhouse Grower
    Lead Greenhouse Grower
    Anchorage, AK
    Anchorage, AK
    06/25/2020
    06/25/2020
    $34,561
    $34,561
    06/25/2020
    Community Action Committee of The Lehigh Valley, I
    Community Action Committee of The Lehigh Valley, I
    Assistant Grower
    Assistant Grower
    Assistant Grower
    Emmaus, PA
    Emmaus, PA
    04/16/2020
    04/16/2020
    $22,957
    $22,957
    04/16/2020
    August Corso Son's, Inc.
    August Corso Son's, Inc.
    Grower
    Grower
    Grower
    Castalia, OH
    Castalia, OH
    01/12/2020
    01/12/2020
    $31,305
    $31,305
    01/12/2020
    August Corso Son's, Inc.
    August Corso Son's, Inc.
    Grower
    Grower
    Grower
    Castalia, OH
    Castalia, OH
    07/10/2019
    07/10/2019
    $29,218
    $29,218
    07/10/2019
    Hire Up Staffing Services
    Hire Up Staffing Services
    Grower
    Grower
    Grower
    Kingsburg, CA
    Kingsburg, CA
    06/04/2019
    06/04/2019
    $45,000
    $45,000
    06/04/2019
    Assistant Section Grower
    Assistant Section Grower
    Perris, CA
    Perris, CA
    03/21/2019
    03/21/2019
    $55,000
    $55,000
    03/21/2019
    Seasonal Assistant Grower
    Seasonal Assistant Grower
    Aurora, OR
    Aurora, OR
    12/28/2018
    12/28/2018
    $35,479
    $35,479
    12/28/2018
    Gerten Greenhouses & Garden Center, Inc.
    Gerten Greenhouses & Garden Center, Inc.
    Grower
    Grower
    Grower
    Inver Grove Heights, MN
    Inver Grove Heights, MN
    11/26/2018
    11/26/2018
    $60,923
    $60,923
    11/26/2018
    Windset Farms (California) Inc.
    Windset Farms (California) Inc.
    Agriculturalist-Nursery Grower
    Agriculturalist-Nursery Grower
    Agriculturalist-Nursery Grower
    Santa Maria, CA
    Santa Maria, CA
    10/16/2018
    10/16/2018
    $135,000
    $135,000
    10/16/2018
    C.P. Yeatman & Sons, Inc.
    C.P. Yeatman & Sons, Inc.
    Grower
    Grower
    Grower
    West Grove, PA
    West Grove, PA
    10/05/2018
    10/05/2018
    $50,731
    $50,731
    10/05/2018