Herbarium Worker Salary in Alabama - State Average

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Average Salary for Herbarium Worker in Alabama - State Average

The average salary of a(n) Herbarium Worker in Alabama - State Average is $35,929.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Herbarium Worker in Alabama - State Average is $17.27.

The average bonus of a(n) Herbarium Worker in Alabama - State Average is $535.00.

Job Description:

Records identification information concerning incoming plants. Keeps records of specimens in herbarium collection and records of acquisitions, loans, exchanges, or sales of specimens. Rids specimens of insects, fungus, or parasites adhering to approved methods. Keeps records according to standard botanical classification system. Arranges specimens between sheets of unsized paper so that upper and under portions of leaves, blossoms, and other components are visible, and pads paper with layers of felt and newsprint to protect specimens and form stacks. Places specimens in fumigation cabinet and turns valves to release toxic fumes that destroy insects, fungus, or parasites adhering to specimens. Places specified number of stacks in pressing frame and writes identification information on top layer of paper on each stack. Secures frame around stacks by tightening frame section with screws, fastening with leather straps, or tying with twine to compress stacks and press and dry specimens in desired configuration. Mounts dried specimens on heavy paper, using glue, adhesive strips, or needle and thread, taking care to prevent distortion or breakage of specimens. Writes identification information on papers and inserts mounted specimens in labeled envelopes or folders. Less

Records identification information concerning incoming plants. Keeps records of specimens in herbarium collection and records of acquisitions, loans, exchanges, or sales of specimens. Rids specimens of insects, fungus, or parasites adhering to approved methods. Keeps records according to standard botanical... More

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