Planting guide - Salary and Career
Supervisors in agricultural exploitation

Planting guide - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They directly supervise a team of agricultural workers in their work in the field, in feeding, breeding and replacing animals and in cultural treatments, manage labor and train the work team, plan activities and control agricultural quality and productivity, negotiate inputs , agricultural products and equipment and perform maintenance on equipment.

How much does an Planting guide earn

A Planting guide earns between $1.231 and $5.975 per month, with an average monthly salary of $2.471 and a median salary of $2.000 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 15.949 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Planting guide

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 2.471 29.652 618 12
1º Quartile 1.231 14.776 308 6
Median Salary 2.000 24.000 500 9
3º Quartile 4.557 54.683 1.139 21
Higher Salary 5.975 71.702 1.494 28

Professional job categories

  • Agricultural, forestry and fisheries workers
    • workers on the farm
      • supervisors in agricultural exploration
        • supervisors in agricultural exploitation

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Main workplaces

Supervisors in agricultural exploitation they are registered employees who work on medium and large agricultural properties. They may have a share in production revenue. They supervise a team of workers and are occasionally supervised. They work in the open during daytime hours and, in some activities, may be exposed to toxic materials.

What does it take to work in the field of Supervisors in agricultural exploitation

The exercise of these occupations requires, at a minimum, elementary education. Generally, professional apprenticeship comes from one to two years of practice in the field.

Functions and activities of Planting guide

Supervisors in agricultural exploitation must:

  • train agricultural work team;
  • supervise field work;
  • training agricultural work team;
  • manage labor;
  • perform equipment and facilities maintenance;
  • negotiate agricultural inputs, products and equipment;
  • train the agricultural work team;
  • perform maintenance on equipment and facilities;
  • control agricultural quality and productivity;
  • plan activities;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • plan activities;

  • Activities

    • check purchases;
    • complete field journal;
    • make payments;
    • identify failure in structures and facilities;
    • work as a team;
    • search prices;
    • demonstrate creativity in production;
    • teaching safety techniques;
    • perform inventory control;
    • check distribution of seeds and seedlings;
    • teaching work techniques;
    • supervise facility sanitation;
    • teach work techniques;
    • identify equipment failures;
    • accountability;
    • control employee attendance;
    • return and exchange purchases;
    • control pests and diseases in the plantation;
    • plan for transportation of products;
    • select workers for training;
    • demonstrate decision-making power;
    • supervise cultural treatments;
    • supervise breeding and stock replacement;
    • supervise use of equipment;
    • schedule harvest area;
    • evaluate work quality;
    • participate in improvement courses;
    • prepare reports;
    • negotiate prices for purchase and sale;
    • demonstrate respect for the environment;
    • manage conflicts;
    • provide housing for employees;
    • control soil irrigation;
    • demonstrate sensitivity with employees;
    • repair equipment;
    • providing housing for employees;
    • teach safety techniques;
    • control end product packaging;
    • control use of correctives, fertilizers and pesticides;
    • arrange employee payments;
    • plan cultural treatments;
    • repair facilities;
    • supervise squad feeding;
    • repair agricultural implements;
    • inspect equipment;
    • collect water sample for analysis;
    • interview employees;
    • control pasture rotation;
    • develop schedule of activities;
    • hire employees;
    • search for prices;
    • demonstrate sensitivity to employees;
    • schedule animal weaning;
    • check planting depth;
    • distribute tasks;
    • firing employees;
    • register test data;
    • control harvesting point;
    • sell products;
    • arrange for transportation of employees;
    • prepare training material;
    • develop a schedule of activities;
    • schedule planting area;
    • supervise animal weaning;
    • schedule reproduction and replacement of squad;
    • set vacation and time off schedule;
    • control characteristics of animals for slaughter;
    • supervise product transport;
    • evaluate work productivity;
    • collect soil sample for analysis;
    • request inputs, products and equipment;
    • test agricultural products;
    • check contour;
    • control production transport;
    • schedule production commercialization date;
    • supervise consumption of inputs and products;
    • schedule harvesting area;
    • consult production records;
    • activate technical assistance;
    • plan cleaning of facilities and equipment;
    • check planting alignment;
    • plan crop replacement;
    • hold lectures and meetings;
    • supervise cultural practices;
    • provide food for employees;
    • control animal health;
    • buy inputs, products and equipment;
    • intermediate employer-employee relationship;
    • plan crop rotation;

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