Farm Machinery Operator Salary

A Farm Machinery Operator earns an average wage of $15.00 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$35,375 - $49,579
$45K
MEDIAN: $45,000
50%

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$13.23 - $18.15
$15
MEDIAN: $15.00
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$45,000  
   
Bonus
$4,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$18,320 - $61,720  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$15.00  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.02  
Overtime
$19.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$4,000  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$18,320 - $61,720  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8

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Pay by Experience Level for Farm Machinery Operator

Pay by Experience for a Farm Machinery Operator has a positive trend. An entry-level Farm Machinery Operator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 8 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Farm Machinery Operator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Farm Machinery Operator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 5 salaries. A Farm Machinery Operator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Farm Machinery Operator

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
14%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Farm Machinery Operator Salaries

Experienced
▲6%

National Average
$40,000

Mid-Career
▼5%

Late-Career
▼11%

Entry-Level
▼30%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 9%
dental benefits
Dental: 9%
vision benefits
Vision: 9%
no benefits
None: 91%