We surveyed 1,916 agricultural workers to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical agricultural worker. Here are the results.
How much intelligence is required as an agricultural worker?
Working as an agricultural worker typically doesn’t require the use of high levels of intelligence in daily tasks.
Can I learn to become an agricultural worker?
A career as an agricultural worker typically depends predominantly on qualities you can gain through experience, with a small aspect of skills you are born with.
Is it easy to get a job as an agricultural worker?
It’s typically not very difficult to find a job as an agricultural worker. If you’re curious about the numbers, check out the job market for agricultural workers.
Do agricultural workers work full-time or part-time?
32% of agricultural workers work in full-time roles while 68% work part-time.
Is being an agricultural worker stressful?
Agricultural workers tend not to find their jobs stressful, which likely contributes positively to career satisfaction.
Is being organized important as an agricultural worker?
Organization is not considered a particuarly important part of being an agricultural worker.
How competitive is the workplace for agricultural workers?
Competition at work is not common for agricultural workers.
Does being an agricultural worker require frequent time pressure to complete tasks?
Time pressure tends not to be a major contributor of stress for agricultural workers.
Are agricultural workers allowed to express themselves creatively?
Agricultural workers are afforded a certain level of ability to express themselves creatively, compared to other careers.
Do agricultural workers have control over the direction of their work?
Agricultural workers tend to have a set and inflexible work schedule that they are unable to deviate from too much.
Is being an agricultural worker physically demanding?
Being an agricultural worker requires significant physical work, and is not a career for those unable to perform continuous and/or strenuous physical activity.
Are agricultural workers exposed to a wide variety of work?
While sometimes repetitive, agricultural workers tend to have opportunities for variety in their work.
Does being an agricultural worker require attention to detail?
Attention to detail isn't necessarily required to be successful as an agricultural worker.
Does being a good agricultural worker require compassion and empathy?
The ability to be compassion and empathetic isn't considered fundamental to success as an agricultural worker.