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Farm Worker Salary

The average pay for a Farm Worker is $10.16 per hour.

$14,822 - $49,176
(Median)
$15K
$31K
$49K
MEDIAN: $30,520
10%
50%
90%

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$8.02 - $17.33
(Median)
$8
$10
$17
MEDIAN: $10
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$14,822 - $49,176  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,500  
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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$16,473 - $40,832  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 23
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.02 - $17.33  
   
Overtime
$10.17 - $22.85  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,500  
   
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).
)
$16,473 - $40,832  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 56

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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

Late-Career
up arrow 25%

Experienced
up arrow 17%

National Average
$22,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 26% dental benefits Dental: 13%
vision benefits Vision: 11% employee benefits None: 72%
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