Farm Worker Salary

A Farm Worker earns an average wage of $10.52 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$23,101 - $47,436
$23K
$31K
$47K
MEDIAN: $30,517
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50%
90%

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$8.09 - $15.18
$8
$10
$15
MEDIAN: $10.45
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$0$47K
Salary $23,101 - $47,436
Bonus $51.52 - $15,513
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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$17,701 - $40,785
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 29
Hourly Data $0$29
Hourly Rate $8.09 - $15.18
Overtime $13.50 - $29.22
Annual Data $0$40K
Bonus $51.52 - $15,513
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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$17,701 - $40,785
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 97

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Job Description for Farm Worker

Farm workers are responsible for planting, cultivating, and harvesting crops such as sweet potatoes, peanuts, rice, soybeans, and cotton. They are responsible for the upkeep of land and tools, which are generally provided by the employer at no cost. Some farm workers occasionally work with and operate heavy machinery.

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Farm Worker Tasks

  • Care for farm products by planting, seeding, feeding, moving, or other tasks.
  • Use tools to prepare fields, plant crops or feed animals.
  • Harvest or butcher farm products, store goods and document steps.

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Pay by Experience Level for Farm Worker

Pay by Experience for a Farm Worker has a positive trend. An entry-level Farm Worker with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $23,000 based on 51 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Farm Worker with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 37 salaries. An experienced Farm Worker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 30 salaries. A Farm Worker with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 14 salaries.

Key Stats for Farm Worker

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Farm Worker Salaries

Late-Career
▲12%

Experienced
▲8%

Mid-Career
▲5%

National Average
$24,000

Entry-Level
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 21%
dental benefits
Dental: 8%
vision benefits
Vision: 7%
no benefits
None: 79%
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