Mix or apply pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, or insecticides through sprays, dusts, vapors, soil incorporation, or chemical application on trees, shrubs, lawns, or botanical crops. Usually requires specific training and State or Federal certification. Excludes "Commercial Pilots" (53-2012) who dust or spray crops from aircraft.
|Title||Employment||Change||Annual Average Openings||Typical education needed for entry|
|373012||Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation||395||408||13||3.29 %||8||1||7||High school diploma or equivalent |
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Department Economic Research
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