An olericulturist specializes in a branch of horticulture that deals with the production, storage, processing, and marketing of vegetables.
The minimum education required varies from either an Associate's or Bachelor's degree.
WHERE TO STUDY
For 2- and 4-year college and university programs across the country, visit our Where to Study page.
In May 2020, the median yearly salary for an olericulturist was $74,957, according to Comparably.com. For more information, visit Study.com's Nursery Grower Profile.
PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS
- American Society for Horticultural Science
- Produce Marketing Association
- United Fresh Produce Association
VIDEOS AND TESTIMONIALS
Learn about growing vegetables from Paul Mastronardi, CEO of Mastronardi Produce Ltd.