Worker in alligator farming - Salary and Career
Aquatic Animal Breeders

Worker in alligator farming - 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 Worker in alligator farming earn

A Worker in alligator farming 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 Worker in alligator farming

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 Worker in alligator farming

Aquatic Animal Breeders must:

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

  • Activities

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

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