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Florida Farm Workers

Florida Agricultural Facts, 1998 Edition



Farm Workers

Date

Paid Farm Workers

Hired by Farmers

Hired by Ag. Services

January 1998

April 1998

July 1998

67,000

70,000

50,000

51,000

57,000

45,000

16,000

13,000

5,000

January 1997

April 1997

July 1997

October 1997

82,800

73,000

44,000

50,700

67,000

60,000

40,000

45,000

15,800

13,000

4,000

5,700

January 1996

April 1996

July 1996

October 1996

61,800

60,000

46,500

51,000

47,000

50,000

43,000

45,000

14,800

10,000

3,500

6,900

January 1995

April 1995

July 1995

October 1995

67,800

59,800

49,900

65,400

55,000

50,000

48,000

60,000

12,800

9,800

1,900

5,400

 


Type Work and Hourly Wages

Date

All

Field

Livestock

Supervisor

January 1998

April 1998

July 1998

$8.22

$7.57

$8.08

$7.45

$6.75

$7.25

$8.00

$7.20

$6.90

N/A

N/A

N/A

January 1997

April 1997

July 1997

October 1997

$7.49

$7.19

$7.39

$7.45

$6.95

$6.71

$6.45

$6.80

$6.80

$6.30

$7.10

$6.80

$13.28

$12.23

N/A

N/A

January 1996

April 1996

July 1996

October 1996

$7.62

$7.14

$7.52

$7.34

$6.74

$6.29

$6.44

$6.34

$6.25

$7.10

$7.10

$6.65

$12.83

$13.32

$13.19

$12.37

January 1995

April 1995

July 1995

October 1995

$7.29

$7.82

$7.80

$6.98

$6.51

$7.04

$6.78

$6.04

$6.25

$6.20

$6.45

$6.40

$12.50

$12.84

$13.45

$13.33

January 1994

April 1994

July 1994

October 1994

$6.99

$7.22

$7.21

$7.23

$6.47

$6.84

$6.12

$6.24

$6.60

$6.00

$7.00

$6.70

$11.72

$11.62

$12.72

$13.04


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