Worker in raising mussels - Salary and Career
Aquatic Animal Breeders

Worker in raising mussels - 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 raising mussels earn

A Worker in raising mussels earns between $1.404 and $2.019 per month, with an average monthly salary of $1.458 and a median salary of $1.444 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 48 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Worker in raising mussels

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 1.458 17.496 365 7
1º Quartile 1.404 16.843 351 6
Median Salary 1.444 17.325 361 7
3º Quartile 1.540 18.475 385 7
Higher Salary 2.019 24.225 505 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 raising mussels

Aquatic Animal Breeders must:

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

  • Activities

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

    Sectors that hire Worker in raising mussels the most in the job market

    • fish breeding in freshwater
    • preservation of fish, crustaceans and molluscs
    • horticulture

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