The average salary for a Farm Manager in South Africa is R187,252.
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Job Description for Farm Manager
Farm managers are responsible for optimizing the production of their farms regarding either crops or livestock, as well as setting operating goals and business plans. This job often requires managing farmers and farm hands, so leadership skills are highly beneficial. Farm mangers usually hire their own employees, and employees' work must be overseen and corrections may sometimes be necessary. These managers should have expertise in operating heavy farm equipment which may occasionally malfuncti…Read more
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.
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Popular Skills for Farm Manager
Skills in Operations Management and People Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Equipment Maintenance, Machine Operation and Animal Husbandry.
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 R136,800 based on 11 salaries. An early career Farm Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R139,845 based on 172 salaries. A mid-career Farm Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R215,787 based on 161 salaries. An experienced Farm Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R218,356 based on 132 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R253,076.
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