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Farm Labour Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$23,000
$17,000
$23,000
$31,000
Farm labours in the United States make an average salary of $23,437 per year or $11.27 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $17,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $31,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Iowa, Maine, Alaska, South Dakota, and Nebraska provide the highest farm labour salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Yakima, WA
$28,423
Hobbs, NM
$20,771
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Map of Farm Labour Salaries

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Average Salary

Average Farm Labour Salary By Location

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to Iowa, Maine and Alaska, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for farm labours. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Kentucky, New Mexico, and Oklahoma.

City
Average Salary
Yakima, WA
Yakima, WA
$28,423
$28k
Hobbs, NM
Hobbs, NM
$20,771
$21k

High Paying Farm Labour Jobs

Average Farm Labour Salary By Company

To earn a high income as a farm labour, working for PacifiCorp or MyEnergyAVECC might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like DuPont and CSS report highly competitive salaries for farm labours.

Company
Average Salary
$31,521
$32k
$29,979
$30k
$27,551
$28k
$26,170
$26k

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    Average Farm Labour Pay By Industry

    As we previously stated, farm labour salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that manufacturing, construction, and retail companies tend to offer much higher salaries for farm labours. For example, farm labours make a whopping average salary of $24,759 while working for manufacturing companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $23,839 at construction companies and $22,884 at retail companies. But farm labours may want to avoid working in the hospitality industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $22,257.

    Industry
    Average Salary
    Manufacturing
    Manufacturing
    $24,759
    $25k
    Construction
    Construction
    $23,839
    $24k
    Retail
    Retail
    $22,884
    $23k
    Agriculture
    Agriculture
    $22,365
    $22k
    Hospitality
    Hospitality
    $22,257
    $22k

    Recently Added Farm Labour Salaries

    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
    Kreher's Family Egg Farm
    Kreher's Family Egg Farm
    Farm Laborer
    Farm Laborer
    Farm Laborer
    Clarence, NY
    Clarence, NY
    09/03/2020
    09/03/2020
    $29,844
    $29,844
    09/03/2020
    Farm Laborer
    Farm Laborer
    Madison, WI
    Madison, WI
    08/19/2020
    08/19/2020
    $28,425
    $28,425
    08/19/2020
    Metro Wastewater Reclamation District
    Metro Wastewater Reclamation District
    Farm Seasonal Laborer #20
    Farm Seasonal Laborer #20
    Farm Seasonal Laborer #20
    Denver, CO
    Denver, CO
    06/30/2020
    06/30/2020
    $31,305
    $31,305
    06/30/2020
    Kreher's Family Egg Farm
    Kreher's Family Egg Farm
    General Farm Laborer
    General Farm Laborer
    General Farm Laborer
    Clarence, NY
    Clarence, NY
    04/26/2020
    04/26/2020
    $29,844
    $29,844
    04/26/2020
    Farm Laborer
    Farm Laborer
    Madison, WI
    Madison, WI
    03/26/2020
    03/26/2020
    $28,425
    $28,425
    03/26/2020
    Utah State University
    Utah State University
    Farm Laborer
    Farm Laborer
    Farm Laborer
    Logan, UT
    Logan, UT
    03/18/2020
    03/18/2020
    $22,957
    $22,957
    03/18/2020
    Utah State University
    Utah State University
    Farm Laborer
    Farm Laborer
    Farm Laborer
    Logan, UT
    Logan, UT
    02/14/2020
    02/14/2020
    $25,044
    $25,044
    02/14/2020
    Farm Labour
    Farm Labour
    Walden, NY
    Walden, NY
    11/25/2019
    11/25/2019
    $33,392
    $33,392
    11/25/2019
    Farm Labour
    Farm Labour
    Des Moines, IA
    Des Moines, IA
    11/04/2019
    11/04/2019
    $27,131
    $27,131
    11/04/2019
    Alewelt Concrete Inc.
    Alewelt Concrete Inc.
    Farm Labour
    Farm Labour
    Farm Labour
    Henderson, NE
    Henderson, NE
    10/31/2019
    10/31/2019
    $30,011
    $30,011
    10/31/2019