Average Farm Manager Salary

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The average salary for a Farm Manager is $47,737.
MEDIAN $47,737
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$29k - $76k
$147 - $11k
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$0 - $15k
$0 - $12k
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$25k - $74k

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Job Description for Farm Manager

Farm Manager Tasks
  • Oversee the operation of a farm, including planning and managing production and handling business administration.
  • Ensure farm operations and practices meet health, safety, and environmental standards and regulations.
  • Inspect farm buildings and equipment, making sure routine maintenance is carried out and repairs made when necessary.
  • Hire, train, and supervise workers and plan, coordinate, and direct their activities.
  • Plan and direct activities such as planting, growing, and harvesting crops or breeding and raising livestock.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Farm Manager. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Farm Manager
Equipment Operator
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Farm Manager

Skills in Operations Management, Equipment Maintenance, Budget Management and People Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Machine Operation.

Pay by Experience Level for Farm Manager

An entry-level Farm Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $39,739 based on 76 salaries. An early career Farm Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $41,079 based on 343 salaries. A mid-career Farm Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47,707 based on 346 salaries. An experienced Farm Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,811 based on 336 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $55,802.
Employees with Farm Manager in their job title in Fresno, California earn an average of 52.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (20.4% more) and Lexington, Kentucky (15.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Indianapolis, Indiana (13.1% less).

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