Farmworker, Farm and Ranch Animals Salary

Animal Farmworkers in the United States can expect to earn an average of $10.61 per hour. Most Animal Farmworkers report high levels of job satisfaction. Close to one-fifth report receiving medical coverage from their employers and roughly one in ten collect dental insurance. The vast majority of Animal Farmworkers (86 percent) survey respondents are men.

$19,072 - $49,132
$19K
$29K
$49K
MEDIAN: $29,470
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$8.65 - $15.25
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$11
$15
MEDIAN: $10.61
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$19,072 - $49,132  
   
Bonus
$2,750  
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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$18,306 - $38,921  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 29
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$8.65 - $15.25  
   
Overtime
$18.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$2,750  
   
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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$18,306 - $38,921  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 39

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Job Description for Farmworker, Farm and Ranch Animals

Farmworkers perform a multitude of tasks, most of which involve physical labor and tending to animals, such as cattle, sheep, swine, goats, or horses. In some farms, this type of work also includes baiting and feeding crawfish, harvesting crawfish traps, and refilling traps with food.

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Farmworker, Farm and Ranch Animals Tasks

  • Care for animals, including feeding, health observation, tracking animal movements and grooming.
  • Maintain farm equipment and shelters.
  • Operate farm equipment, including using tractors, irrigating for floods and transporting animals.

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Pay by Experience Level for Farmworker, Farm and Ranch Animals

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


Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $23K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $25K. On average, Animal Farmworkers make $30K following one to two decades on the job. For some reason, Animal Farmworkers with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $28K.

Key Stats for Farmworker, Farm and Ranch Animals

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Farmworker, Farm and Ranch Animals Salaries

Experienced
▲20%

Late-Career
▲11%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$25,000

Entry-Level
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 21%
dental benefits
Dental: 11%
vision benefits
Vision: 8%
dental benefits
None: 76%
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