Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Farm Worker is $12.97
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Farm Workers?
An entry-level Farm Worker with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $10.36 based on 12 salaries. An early career Farm Worker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.97 based on 76 salaries. A mid-career Farm …Read more
What Do Farm Workers Do?
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.
The majority of the farm worker's job is conducted outdoors regardless of the weather conditions. On occasion, some individuals may work indoors, but this is rare. Work hours …Read more
- 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.