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Career and Education Opportunities for Crop and Horticultural Workers in Florida

Florida has a population of 18,537,969, which has grown by 15.99% over the past decade. Nicknamed the "Sunshine State," its capital is Tallahassee, though its largest city is Jacksonville.

In general, crop and horticultural workers directly supervise and coordinate activities of agricultural crop or horticultural workers.

Income for crop and horticultural workers is about $19 hourly or $40,130 per year on average in Florida. Nationally, their income is about $19 hourly or $39,750 per year. Crop and horticultural workers earn the same as people working in the category of Farm and Forestry Management generally in Florida and the same as people in the Farm and Forestry Management category nationally.

In 2008, there were a total of 10,424,100 jobs in Florida. The average annual income was $39,064 in 2008, up from $39,036 the preceding year. The unemployment rate in Florida was 10.5% in 2009, which has grown by 4.2% since the previous year. Approximately 22.3% of Florida residents have college degrees, which is lower than the national average.

The top industries in Florida include employment services, professional employer organizations, and water transportation. Notable tourist destinations include the Museum of Science and History, the Crosby J Ellis Jr LBR, and the Mike S Aquatics.

CITIES WITH Crop and Horticultural Worker OPPORTUNITIES IN Florida


JOB DESCRIPTION: Crop and Horticultural Worker

In general, crop and horticultural workers directly supervise and coordinate activities of agricultural crop or horticultural workers.

Every day, crop and horticultural workers are expected to be able to evaluate problems as they arise. They need to maintain precise control of objects and devices through a range of movements. It is also important that they articulate ideas and problems.

Similar jobs with educational opportunities in Florida include:

  • Agriculture Inspector. Inspect agricultural commodities, processing equipment, and facilities, and fish and logging operations, to ensure compliance with regulations and laws governing health, quality, and safety.
  • Animal Husbandry and Animal Care Worker. Directly supervise and coordinate activities of animal husbandry or animal care workers.

LOCATION INFORMATION: Florida

Florida
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Florida has a population of 18,537,969, which has grown by 15.99% over the past 10 years. Nicknamed the "Sunshine State," its capital is Tallahassee, though its biggest city is Jacksonville. In 2008, there were a total of 10,424,100 jobs in Florida. The average annual income was $39,064 in 2008, up from $39,036 the previous year. The unemployment rate in Florida was 10.5% in 2009, which has grown by 4.2% since the previous year. About 22.3% of Florida residents have college degrees, which is lower than the national average.

The top industries in Florida include employment services, professional employer organizations, and water transportation. Notable tourist destinations include the Fish Mania, the Mike S Aquatics, and the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens.