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Oswego Career Ladders - Agri-business specific - Agricultural Equipment Operator

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Agri-business specific - Agricultural Equipment Operator

Industry: Manufacturing
Area: Agri-business

Drive and control farm equipment to till soil and to plant, cultivate, and harvest crops. May perform tasks, such as crop baling or hay bucking. May operate stationary equipment to perform post-harvest tasks, such as husking, shelling, threshing, and ginning.

Work Settings

Primarily outdoors. Work is done during daytime hours; peak periods with increased hours.

Education

These occupations usually require a high school diploma and may require some vocational training or job-related course work. In some cases, an associate's or bachelor's degree could be needed.

Job Outlook

Slower than average (0-9%)

Salary

$9.05 hourly, $18,830 annual

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