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Nursery Workers

Job Information

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


  • Duties vary widely—from raising plants and livestock to operating large farm equipment.
  • The majority of agricultural workers learn their skills on the job in less than a month; animal breeders require more work experience or a college degree.
  • Job openings are expected to be numerous; opportunities for agricultural equipment operators, and crop, greenhouse, and nursery farmworkers should be particularly plentiful.


Personality I'm hands on
Salary $18,690/yr ($9.35/hr)
Job Outlook Bright
Education High School diploma