Harvesting labourers

Harvesting labourers

NOC
8611

Assist other farm workers to harvest, sort and pack crops.

Quick facts

3 Year Outlook

Undetermined
Undetermined

3 Year Job Openings

6
 

Median Hourly Wage

$15.00
$11.75
Low
$20.00
High

Median Salary

$6,863
 

Typically Required

On-the-job training

Employed

85
 

% Working Full Time

73%
 

% Working Full Year

0%
 
Job details

Full NOC Description

Harvesting labourers assist other farm workers to harvest, sort and pack crops.

Main Duties

Harvesting labourers perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Pick row and orchard crops
  • Sort, weigh and pack fruit and vegetables at the farm
  • Load, unload and transfer crates, supplies, farm produce and products for transport
  • Clean up racks, trays, and harvest bins and general clean up of growing, producing and packing areas
  • Assist with general farm maintenance and maintenance of equipment and tools
  • May assist in preparing garden beds for planting
  • May write daily progress reports of inventory harvested.

Also Known As

  • apple picker
  • berry picker
  • crop farm labourer - harvesting
  • fruit picker
  • fruit sorter - farm
  • harvest hand
  • vegetable packer - farm
Requirements

Employment Requirements

  • There are no specific education or training requirements.

Provincial Regulation

Not Provincially Regulated

Employment by Sex

The following graph shows the percentage of men and women working in this occupation in New Brunswick.

Data legend

41.8%
Female
58.2%
Male
Employment by age

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick by age group.

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31.6%
15-24
10.5%
25-34
10.5%
35-44
21.1%
45-54
15.8%
55-64
10.5%
65+
Employment by highest level of education

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick by highest level of education achieved.

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20.0%
No Certificate, Diploma or Degree
50.0%
High School, Diploma or Equivalent
0.0%
Apprenticeship or Trades Certificate or Diploma
20.0%
College or University Below Bachelor Level
10.0%
University - Bachelor Level or Above
Employment by Industry

The following graph shows the industry groups in which the largest shares of persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick are employed. Small percentages for all top three industry groups may suggest employment for this occupation is widely distributed amongst many industry groups.

Data legend

100.0%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting
0.0%
N/A
0.0%
N/A
0.0%
All Other Industries
Employment by Economic Regions

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons employed in this occupation in New Brunswick by which economic region they reside in.

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10.50%
Northeast
36.80%
Southeast
10.50%
Southwest
15.80%
Central
26.30%
Northwest
Province of New Brunswick Economic Regions

Economic Regions

The following map displays New Brunswick’s five economic regions. An economic region (ER) is a grouping of counties, created as a standard unit for analysis of regional economic activity across Canada.

Annual Median Salary by Economic Regions

The following graph shows the median salary of all persons employed in this occupation in each of New Brunswick’s five economic regions.

No Data Available

Data legend

No Data Available
Province of New Brunswick Economic Regions

Economic Regions

The following map displays New Brunswick’s five economic regions. An economic region (ER) is a grouping of counties, created as a standard unit for analysis of regional economic activity across Canada.

Hourly Median Wages by Economic Regions

The following represents the median hourly wage of all persons employed in this occupation in each of New Brunswick’s five economic regions.

Northeast

$15.75
$13.00
Low
$18.29
High
No Data Available
No Data Available
No Data Available

Northwest

$15.00
$12.00
Low
$20.00
High
Salary

This following represents the median salary of all persons employed in this occupation compared to the median salary of workers employed in this occupation that work full-time year-round.

All Workers Employed in this Occupation

$6,863

Workers Employed Full-time, Full-year

N/A

This following represents the median salary of persons employed in this occupation across each of the Atlantic Provinces and nationally.

New Brunswick

$6,863

Newfoundland

$8,064

Prince Edward Island

$10,521

Nova Scotia

$7,744

Canada

$10,714
Employment Outlook

The following represents the number of job openings that are expected to occur in this occupation over the next three and ten years respectively, broken down by openings expected to result from growth (“new jobs”) and openings expected to result from attrition (death and retirements).

Three Year Outlook

Total Openings: 3 Year

6
 

New Jobs: 3 Year

-1
 

Retirements/Deaths: 3 Year

9
 

Ten Year Outlook

Total Openings: 10 Year

16
 

New Jobs: 10 Year

-7
 

Retirements/Deaths: 10 Year

25