The average hourly pay for a Farm Hand in Bundaberg, Queensland is AU$21.97.
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Job Description for Farm Hand
A farm hand is responsible for handling a myriad of tasks for a farming operation. They operate machinery to perform farm tasks, such as by using a tractor to initially plow soil into a planting condition. After initial plowing, the farm hand uses a seeder and planter to plant the seeds into the plowed soil; then, they use a spreader or sprayer to apply fertilizer. As the crops grow, the farm hand uses pesticides on the crops to prevent losses; after the crops reach maturity, the farm hand uses …Read more
Farm Hand 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 Farm Hand
An early career Farm Hand with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$21.49 based on 8 salaries. A mid-career Farm Hand with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$22.65 based on 6 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Farm Hand in their job title in Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 0.1% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Sydney, New South Wales (10.0% less), Melbourne, Victoria (7.2% less) and Ballarat, Victoria (6.9% less).
Years of Experience
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