The average hourly pay for a Farm Hand in Gympie, Queensland is AU$20.00.
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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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Employees with Farm Hand in their job title in Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 9.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Adelaide, South Australia (9.0% more) and Brisbane, Queensland (5.4% more).