Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Farm Hand is $11.79
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Farm Hands?
An early career Farm Hand with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $11.84 based on 229 salaries. A mid-career Farm Hand with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.80 based on 135 salaries. An experienced Farm Hand with 10-19 years …Read more
What Do Farm Hands Do?
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