Farmer Salary

A Farmer earns an average salary of $39,332 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. A skill in Machine Operation is associated with high pay for this job.

$21,689 - $101,224
$22K
$41K
$100K
MEDIAN: $41,217
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50%
90%

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$8.93 - $19.14
$8
$12
$19
MEDIAN: $12.26
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$0$101K
Salary $21,689 - $101,224
Bonus $0.00 - $14,681
Profit Sharing $19.39 - $56,673
Commission $250.00
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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$19,848 - $82,252
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 126
Hourly Data $0$40
Hourly Rate $8.93 - $19.14
Overtime $0.30 - $40.72
Annual Data $0$82K
Bonus $0.00 - $14,681
Commission $250.00
Profit Sharing $19.39 - $56,673
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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$19,848 - $82,252
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 105

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Job Description for Farmer

A farmer performs a number of different roles on a farm, potentially working as a businessperson, laborer, manager, planner, and financier. Farmers must operate or maintain equipment such as milkers, combines, horse haulers, and trucks to move animals, grain, and crops. They also perform a number of labor-intensive tasks related to the animals and/or crops under their care.

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Farmer Tasks

  • Manage and participate in daily farm operations such as crop planning, tillage work, planting, and more.
  • Make operational and crop management recommendations based on advancements in technology and new farming techniques.
  • Ensure that farm operations and practices meet health, safety and environmental standards and regulations.
  • Maintain and communicate operational and crop management records.
  • Hire, train, and supervise farm crew.

Common Career Paths for Farmer


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Farmer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Farmer

Pay by Experience for a Farmer has a positive trend. An entry-level Farmer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 103 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Farmer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 87 salaries. An experienced Farmer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 78 salaries. A Farmer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 40 salaries.

Farmer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Farmer?

Farmer in Marlette:
"You are kept busy each day working at a fast pace."
Pros: Driving trucks during planting and harvest season.
Cons: The company doesn't take pride in their equipment.

Farmer in Indianapolis:
Long hours certain times of year, low pay per hour, good if you want to be outside and seeing a plant start as a seed and produce grain.

Farmer in Corydon:
"If people didnt do what I do people would starve."
Work hard, put in long hours, don't be afraid to try new things.

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Key Stats for Farmer

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Farmer Salaries

Late-Career
▲49%

Experienced
▲14%

National Average
$32,000

Mid-Career
▼7%

Entry-Level
▼19%

Skills That Affect Farmer Salaries


National Average
$32,000

Operations Management
▼4%

Mechanical Tool Repair
▼5%

Heavy Equipment Repair
▼6%

Equipment Maintenance
▼11%

Mechanic
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 34%
dental benefits
Dental: 17%
vision benefits
Vision: 12%
no benefits
None: 64%
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