A Farm Worker earns an average wage of $10.39 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$20,945 - $47,418
$21K
$31K
$47K
MEDIAN: $31,015
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90%

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$8.14 - $16.00
$8
$10
$16
MEDIAN: $10.39
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$20,945 - $47,418  
   
Bonus
$50.68 - $15,781  
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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$17,325 - $40,796  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 36
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.14 - $16.00  
   
Overtime
$13.68 - $25.31  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$50.68 - $15,781  
   
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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$17,325 - $40,796  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 84

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Job Description for Farm Worker

Farm workers are responsible for planting, cultivating, and harvesting crops such as sweet potatoes, peanuts, rice, soybeans, and cotton. They are responsible for the upkeep of land and tools, which are generally provided by the employer at no cost. Some farm workers occasionally work with and operate heavy machinery.

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Farm Worker Tasks

  • Care for farm products by planting, seeding, feeding, moving, or other tasks.
  • Use tools to prepare fields, plant crops or feed animals.
  • Harvest or butcher farm products, store goods and document steps.

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Pay by Experience Level for Farm Worker

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Farm Worker

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
030
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Farm Worker Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Late-Career
up arrow 5%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

National Average
$25,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 27%
dental benefits
Dental: 7%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
dental benefits
None: 73%
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