A Farm Worker earns an average wage of $10.36 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.

$19,671 - $47,763
(Median)
$20K
$32K
$48K
MEDIAN: $31,549
10%
50%
90%

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$8.14 - $16.48
(Median)
$8
$10
$16
MEDIAN: $10
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$19,671 - $47,763  
   
Bonus
$51.52 - $15,513  
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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$17,147 - $40,854  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 35
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.14 - $16.48  
   
Overtime
$13.68 - $25.31  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$51.52 - $15,513  
   
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).
)
$17,147 - $40,854  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | 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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Farm Worker

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

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Experience Affects Farm Worker Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Late-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$25,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 25%
dental benefits
Dental: 9%
medical benefits
Vision: 7%
dental benefits
None: 73%
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