Alligator farmer - Salary and Career
Aquatic Animal Breeders

Alligator farmer - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They handle and feed aquatic animals. They control the aquatic environment, monitor and build aquatic facilities. They organize breeding of aquatic animals and take care of their sanity. They plan breeding, benefit and commercialize aquatic animals.

How much does an Alligator farmer earn

A Alligator farmer earns between $1.370 and $2.066 per month, with an average monthly salary of $1.487 and a median salary of $1.500 according to an salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 4 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Alligator farmer

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 1.487 17.838 372 7
1º Quartile 1.370 16.440 343 6
Median Salary 1.500 18.000 375 7
3º Quartile 1.576 18.912 394 7
Higher Salary 2.066 24.798 517 9

Professional job categories

  • Agricultural, forestry and fisheries workers
    • fishermen and forestry extractors
      • fishermen and hunters
        • aquatic animal breeders

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Main workplaces

Aquatic Animal Breeders these occupations are performed by workers with a formal contract, employed in nurseries. Only the mussel breeder works on his own. The work is in a team, with permanent supervision. Mussel and turtle farmers are subject to occasional supervision. The work is carried out in the open, during the day. Shrimp, alligator, mussel, oyster and fish farmers are subject to climate variation. Shrimp, mussel, oyster and fish farmers spend long periods in the water to perform their duties.

What does it take to work in the field of Aquatic Animal Breeders

Schooling for all occupations is at elementary level. For alligator, mussel and chelonian breeders, access is free, with no previous experience required. For shrimp, oyster, fish and frog farmers, the full exercise of the activities requires a year of experience. No professional qualification is required, except for mussel and fish farmers, who complete up to two hundred hours of basic professional training.

Functions and activities of Alligator farmer

Aquatic Animal Breeders must:

  • benefit aquatic animals;
  • feeding aquatic animals;
  • build water facilities;
  • building aquatic facilities;
  • commercialize aquatic animals;
  • control aquatic environment;
  • trade aquatic animals;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • feed aquatic animals;
  • monitor aquatic installations;
  • organize reproduction of aquatic animals;
  • caring for the health of aquatic animals;
  • plan aquatic animal husbandry;
  • building water facilities;
  • handling water animals;
  • build aquatic facilities;
  • monitor aquatic facilities;
  • care for the health of aquatic animals;
  • handling aquatic animals;
  • monitor water facilities;
  • plan aquatic animal breeding;

  • Activities

    • shrimp fillet;
    • calculate daily feed consumption;
    • settle ponds with larvae;
    • control water oxygen level;
    • build net tank;
    • killing frogs;
    • define machinery and equipment;
    • assistant to remove eggs and semen by extrusion;
    • control water ph;
    • slaughter shrimp by thermal shock;
    • install theft protection system;
    • have manual dexterity;
    • introduce oyster larvae collectors on mats;
    • harvesting frogs;
    • define work team;
    • mixing eggs and semen;
    • grind fish;
    • count animals;
    • introduce mussel larvae collectors;
    • supervise points of sale;
    • clear ponds and tanks;
    • applying medicines to fish by dipping;
    • killing turtles;
    • fillet fish;
    • assist in the selection of sires and breeders;
    • arrange project development;
    • sell products at fairs, exhibitions and commercial establishments;
    • clean ponds, ponds and stalls;
    • contact producers for partnerships;
    • show sensitivity to aquatic animals;
    • building nurseries;
    • build bays;
    • collect alligator eggs;
    • building longlines;
    • shim ponds and tanks;
    • prepare feed;
    • build tanks;
    • fertilize ponds;
    • repair longline;
    • collect plankton;
    • debug oysters;
    • improvise in adverse situations;
    • pack mussels;
    • incubate eggs;
    • control soil ph;
    • clear enclosures, poles and longline;
    • collect mussels;
    • repair gates;
    • collect oyster larvae;
    • define aquatic species;
    • grow plants to feed turtles;
    • install waterworks;
    • releasing rockets;
    • repair channels;
    • return oysters in sieges;
    • distribute feed in feeders;
    • control water temperature;
    • build siege;
    • pack shrimp;
    • negotiate prices;
    • providing environmental impact study;
    • fishing fish;
    • provide fasting of fish, frogs, shrimp and alligators;
    • weighing alligators;
    • provide fasting for fish, frogs, shrimp and alligators;
    • transport aquatic animals for commercialization;
    • select oyster larvae;
    • untap turtles;
    • repair networks and screens;
    • measure animals;
    • set breeding system;
    • monitor visits to aquatic facilities;
    • isolate animals for treatment and quarantine;
    • repair nets and screens;
    • mate breeding frogs in pens;
    • build feeders;
    • adding brine shrimp cysts in tanks;
    • check amount of feed in stocks and silos;
    • install protective screens;
    • check tray markers;
    • pack fish;
    • slaughter alligators;
    • clean mussels;
    • have physical strength to repair water facilities;
    • plow nurseries;
    • work as a team;
    • improvise in adverse situations;
    • disinfect feeders and nets;
    • applying medication topically;
    • repair nets and screens;
    • scaling crop area;
    • research consumer market for aquatic animals;
    • clear ponds and ponds;
    • casting shrimp;
    • anesthetize frogs and alligators by thermal shock;
    • grow plankton;
    • pack alligators;
    • plowing nurseries;
    • launch feed in ponds;
    • check feed quantity in stocks and silos;
    • applying medication orally;
    • control water salinity;
    • scaling area of cultivation;
    • install filters;
    • install electrical system;
    • examine behavior of aquatic animals;
    • research input supplier market;
    • collect spawn of frogs;
    • repair dikes;
    • determine production standard;
    • identify the sex of alligators and turtles;
    • deposit spawning frogs in hatching tanks;
    • control water turbidity;
    • assist induction of reproduction by application of hormones;
    • calculate project cost and benefit;
    • sterilize ponds, tanks and stalls;
    • transferring animals between tanks, ponds and nets;
    • identify sick animals;
    • build mats;
    • buy feed;
    • weighing animals;
    • ozonize water;
    • collecting oysters;
    • take the skin of fish, frogs and alligators;
    • killing fish by heat shock;
    • disclose products in the media;
    • pack frogs;
    • set grow place;
    • remove predators, competitors and dead animals;
    • brush trays and screens;
    • classify animals;
    • build nurseries;
    • pack oysters;
    • supervise feeding times;
    • diluting medicines in water;
    • classify animals;
    • renew water from ponds, tanks and stalls;
    • control air temperature and humidity;
    • identify natural resources;

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