Nursery Worker

A nursery worker career could be for you if…
Your skills include operations monitoring and speaking.
Your interests can be described as realistic and conventional.
Your values include support, relationships and achievement.

Career Overlook

The duties of a nursery worker may include tilling soil and applying fertilizers; transplanting, weeding, thinning, or pruning trees; applying pesticides; or cleaning, grading, sorting, packing, and loading harvested products. May construct trellises, repair fences and farm buildings, or participate in irrigation activities. Provides advice and guidance to customers related to plant choices and care.

Other job titles include: farm laborer, farmer, field irrigation worker, gardener, greenhouse worker, grower, harvester, nursery worker, orchard worker, picker.

Education and Training

Some of these occupations may require a high school diploma or GED certificate.


National Average Annual Salary
$29,120.00 - $41,540.00
National Average Hourly Salary
$14.00 - $19.97
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