Farmer Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Farmer is $31,390 per year.
Farmer Total Pay (?
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$19,347 - $80,039
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80K
MEDIAN: $31,390
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Farmer Total Pay (?
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$7.39 - $15.28
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$19,347 - $80,039  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,000  
Profit Sharing
$294.79 - $71,216  
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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$16,331 - $69,810  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 123
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$7.39 - $15.28  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $29.36  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$294.79 - $71,216  
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).
)
$16,331 - $69,810  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 123
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Job Description for Farmer

A farmer performs a number of different roles on a farm, potentially working as a businessperson, laborer, manager, planner, and financier. Farmers must operate or maintain equipment such as milkers, combines, horse haulers, and trucks to move animals, grain, and crops. They also perform a number of labor-intensive tasks related to the animals and/or crops under their care.
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Farmer Tasks
  • Maintain and communicate operational and crop management records.
  • Hire, train, and supervise farm crew.
  • Ensure that farm operations and practices meet health, safety and environmental standards and regulations.
  • Manage and participate in daily farm operations such as crop planning, tillage work, planting, and more.
  • Make operational and crop management recommendations based on advancements in technology and new farming techniques.

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Pay by Experience Level for Farmer

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

Experience Affects Farmer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 33%
Experienced
up arrow 7%
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
National Average
$30,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
21%
female alumni
 
Male
79%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 32% dental benefits Dental: 16%
vision benefits Vision: 17% employee benefits None: 67%
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