Harvesting labourers (NOC 8611)

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Estimated hourly wage
in Québec (2018-2020)
Minimum Not published
Median 14.95$
Maximum 18.00$
Job prospect
(2019-2023)
Employment in 2018
500
Skill level
Elemental (generally secondary studies uncompleted)

Significant seasonality

Nature of work

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
  • - Continued…
  • - Clean up racks, trays and growing, producing and packing areas.

Employment requirements

  • * There are no specific education or training requirements.

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