Earnings for Animal Farmworkers in the United States come in at around $10.80 per hour on average. Medical benefits are awarded to close to a seventh, and less than 10 percent earn dental coverage. The vast majority (88 percent) of Animal Farmworkers who answered the questionnaire are male. Work is enjoyable for Animal Farmworkers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction.

$17,879 - $45,302
(Median)
$18K
$29K
$45K
MEDIAN: $29,307
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$8.03 - $15.05
(Median)
$8
$11
$15
MEDIAN: $10
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$17,879 - $45,302  
   
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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$17,202 - $39,771  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 28
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$8.03 - $15.05  
   
Overtime
$9.75  
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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$17,202 - $39,771  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 33
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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

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

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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.


Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $23K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $24K on average. Animal Farmworkers see a median salary of $29K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Survey participants with more than twenty years of experience only make around $28K on average, though; this group reports a lower median than the one claimed by mid-career individuals.

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Experience Affects Farmworker, Farm and Ranch Animals Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 19%

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$25,000

Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 15%
dental benefits
Dental: 9%
medical benefits
Vision: 6%
dental benefits
None: 82%
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