Agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers

National Occupation Code (NOC): 8252  ·  Browse All Occupations

Agricultural service contractors, who own and operate their own businesses, provide agricultural services such as livestock and poultry breeding, soil preparation, crop planting, crop spraying, cultivating or harvesting. Farm supervisors supervise the work of general farm workers and harvesting labourers. Specialized livestock workers carry out feeding, health and breeding programs on dairy, beef, sheep, poultry, swine and other livestock farms.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Aerial Crop Dusting Service Contractor
  • Agriculture Foreman/woman
  • Animal Farm Foreman/woman
  • Animal Husbandry Foreman/woman
  • Apple Orchard Foreman/woman
  • Artificial Insemination Service Contractor
  • Artificial Inseminator
  • Beef Cattle Herdsperson
  • Caponizing Service Contractor
  • Cattle Feedlot Foreman/woman
  • Cattle Herdsperson
  • Cattle Ranch Foreman/woman
  • Contractor - Agricultural Service
  • Corral Boss
  • Crop Dusting Contractor
  • Crop Dusting Service Contractor
  • Crop Harvesting Contractor
  • Crop Harvesting Service Contractor
  • Custom Combine Contractor
  • Custom Combine Operator
  • Custom Harvester
  • Dairy Farm Foreman/woman
  • Dairy Farm Workers Foreman/woman
  • Dairy Herdsperson
  • Dehorning Service Contractor
  • Dressage And Stunt Horse Trainer
  • Egg Grading Station Manager
  • Farm Boss
  • Farm Business Foreman/woman
  • Farm Foreman/woman
  • Farm Irrigating System Contractor
  • Farm Machinery Custom Operator
  • Farm Operation Foreman/woman
  • Farm Operation Supervisor
  • Farm Produce Grading Service Contractor
  • Farm Produce Packing Service Contractor
  • Farm Supervisor
  • Farm Workers Supervisor
  • Feedlot Foreman/woman
  • Feedlot Herd Attendant
  • Fertilization Service Contractor - Agriculture
  • Field Crop And Vegetable Workers Foreman/woman
  • Field Crop Foreman/woman
  • Field-grown Crop Foreman/woman
  • Field-grown Crop Workers Foreman/woman
  • Fruit Farm Foreman/woman
  • Fruit Farm Workers Foreman/woman
  • Grain Crop Foreman/woman
  • Grain Custom Harvester
  • Hatchery Foreman/woman
  • Hatchery Workers Foreman/woman
  • Herd Attendant
  • Herd Superintendent
  • Herdsman/woman
  • Herdsperson
  • Hog Farm Foreman/woman
  • Hog Farm Supervisor
  • Hog Farm Workers Supervisor
  • Hog Operation Supervisor
  • Hop Farm Foreman/woman
  • Horse Stable Foreman/woman
  • Horse Trainer
  • Irrigation Supervisor - Agriculture
  • Livery Stable Foreman/woman
  • Livestock Attendant
  • Livestock Breeding Service Contractor
  • Livestock Exchange Contractor
  • Livestock Farm Workers Foreman/woman
  • Livestock Foreman/woman
  • Livestock Raising Foreman/woman
  • Maple Products Foreman/woman - Agriculture
  • Milking Services Contractor
  • Mink Farm Supervisor
  • Mink Ranch Supervisor
  • Orchard Foreman/woman
  • Pasture-managing Supervisor
  • Planting And Cultivation Contractor
  • Pork Production Technician
  • Pork Production Technician Apprentice
  • Poultry Farm Foreman/woman
  • Poultry Farm Workers Foreman/woman
  • Poultry Operation Supervisor
  • Poultry-hatching Services Contractor
  • Racehorse Trainer
  • Ranch Foreman/woman
  • Seed Cleaning Service Contractor
  • Seeding Contractor
  • Sheep Handler
  • Sheep Herdsperson
  • Sheep Shearing Contractor
  • Shepherd
  • Soil Preparation Contractor
  • Soil-testing Service Contractor
  • Stable Boss
  • Stockyard And Herdsmen Foreman/woman
  • Sugarbush Operation Foreman/woman
  • Swine Herdsperson
  • Tobacco Farm Foreman/woman
  • Tobacco Farming Workers Foreman/woman
  • Turkey Farm Foreman/woman
  • Turkey Farming Workers Foreman/woman
  • Vegetable Farm Foreman/woman
  • Vegetable Farm Workers Foreman/woman
  • Vineyard Foreman/woman
  • Vineyard Workers Foreman/woman
  • Weed Control Service Contractor - Agriculture
  • Wool Shearing Contractor
  • Artificial Insemination Service Contractor
  • Artificial Inseminator
  • Cattle Herdsperson
  • Crop Dusting Contractor
  • Crop Harvesting Service Contractor
  • Dairy Herdsperson
  • Farm Foreman/woman
  • Farm Supervisor
  • Feedlot Foreman/woman
  • Hog Operation Supervisor
  • Horse Trainer
  • Livestock Breeding Service Contractor
  • Pork Production Technician
  • Poultry Farm Foreman/woman
  • Ranch Foreman/woman
  • Swine Herdsperson
  • Vegetable Farm Foreman/woman

3 Active Job Posts for Agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers

These companies are looking for agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers right now:

vegetable farm foreman/woman at Mucci Farms Ltd. ⋅ July 27, 2020 ⋅ Full Time ⋅ Job requirements Languages English Education College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to

vegetable farm foreman/woman at Agriville ⋅ July 17, 2020 ⋅ Full Time ⋅ Job requirements Languages English Education College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to

vegetable farm foreman/woman at Boem Berry Farms ⋅ July 7, 2020 ⋅ Full Time ⋅ Job requirements Languages English Education College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to

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Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate N/A
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma N/A
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above N/A
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $23,668
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Sex

The following table details median income by sex for agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers.

Sex Median Income
Male $36,094
Female $37,032
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Extracted Salary Information (28 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers.

$29,250.00
Lowest Observed
$70,000.00
Highest Observed
$31,200.00
25th Percentile
$41,550.89
Average
$44,850.00
Median
$46,800.00
75th Percentile

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 25
25 to 34 years 25
35 to 44 years 30
45 to 54 years 40
55 to 64 years 10
65 to 74 years 0
75 years and over 0
Total 135
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Industry

This chart outlines regional employment participation by industry for agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated industry, or refer to the table below.

Industry Employed Individuals
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 95
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 0
Utilities 0
Construction 0
Manufacturing 0
Wholesale trade 0
Retail trade 0
Transportation and warehousing 0
Information and cultural industries 0
Finance and insurance 0
Real estate and rental and leasing 0
Professional, scientific and technical services 10
Management of companies and enterprises 0
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 0
Educational services 0
Health care and social assistance 0
Arts, entertainment and recreation 15
Accommodation and food services 0
Other services 10
Public administration 0
Not Applicable 0
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 70
Part Time 65
Total 135
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Sex

This chart outlines regional employment participation by sex for agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated sex, or refer to the table below.

Sex Employed Individuals
Male 90
Female 45
Total 135
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 110
Self Employed 25
Total 135
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 135
Unemployed 0
Total 135
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 35
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 55
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 0
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 25
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 0
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 10
Total 135
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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