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Agricultural Workers Skills

Below are the skills needed to be agricultural workers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Skill NameImportanceCompetence
Operation and Control3.123
Operation Monitoring3.123
Critical Thinking32.75
Speaking32.38
Coordination33

Agricultural Workers Abilities

Below are the abilities needed to be agricultural workers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Ability NameImportanceCompetence
Control Precision3.384
Multilimb Coordination3.253.75
Rate Control3.132.75
Speech Recognition3.132.88
Manual Dexterity3.133.25

Agricultural Workers Knowledge

Below are the knowledge areas needed to be agricultural workers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Knowledge AreaImportanceCompetence
Mechanical2.61.81
Personnel and Human Resources2.471.24
Food Production2.362.73
Transportation2.291.5
Administration and Management2.231.47

Agricultural Workers Work activities

Below are the work activities involved in being agricultural workers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest).

   
Work ActivityImportanceCompetence
Handling and Moving Objects3.234.21
Controlling Machines and Processes3.182.41
Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events2.972.6
Getting Information2.882.09
Performing General Physical Activities2.862.94

Agricultural Workers Work styles

Below are the work styles involved in being agricultural workers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest).

   
Work StyleImportance
Cooperation3.5
Adaptability/Flexibility3.4
Dependability3.4
Stress Tolerance3.33
Attention to Detail3.33

Metro Areas Sorted by Total Employment for
Agricultural Workers

Listed below are the 10 largest metro areas based on the total number of people employed in Agricultural Workers jobs , as of 2017

   
Metro AreaTotal EmploymentAnnual Mean Salary
Bakersfield110 $33,140
Des Moines-West Des Moines100 $40,450
Fresno90 $26,720
Montgomery90 $28,160
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell80 $43,840
Chico80 $49,280
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale60 $41,410
Stockton-Lodi50 N/A
Visalia-Porterville50 $30,720
Vineland-Bridgeton40 $24,640

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Total employment and salary for professions similar to agricultural workers

Source : 2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 22.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

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