Farm Labor Contractor

License required by 10 states

95th most burdensome licensing requirements.

79th most widely and onerously licensed occupation.

Farm labor contractors recruit, hire, furnish and supervise seasonal or temporary agricultural laborers for a fee and may transport, house and provide meals for workers.

Ten states require a license to work as a farm labor contractor. On average, these laws cost farm labor contractors $173 in fees. Three states require exams, while every state requires a fee. These relatively low barriers give the farm labor contractor occupation the 95th most burdensome requirements of the 102 occupations studied here. The occupation is the 79th most widely and onerously licensed.

States With Licenses

Burden Rank State States Licensed Fees Estimated Calendar Days Lost Education Experience Exams Minimum Grade Minimum Age
1 Florida 10 $160 0 1 0 18
2 California 10 $843 0 1 0 0
3 Oregon 10 $150 0 1 0 0
4 Idaho 10 $250 0 0 0 0
5 New York 10 $103 0 0 0 0
6 Wisconsin 10 $100 0 0 0 0
7 Nebraska 10 $40 0 0 0 0
8 Washington 10 $35 0 0 0 0
9 Maryland 10 $25 0 0 0 0
9 Pennsylvania 10 $25 0 0 0 0

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