Farm Operator Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$27,000
$21,000
Min 10%
$27,000
Median 50%
$35,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Menzies Aviation
Highest Paying City
Chicago Heights, IL
Highest Paying State
Minnesota
Average Experience Level
4.5 years
How much does a farm operator make?
The national average salary for a Farm Operator in the U.S. is $27,674 annually or $13.31 hourly. The top 10 percent make over $35,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $21,000 per year. Most Farm Operator jobs are in Transportation companies and Utilities companies. The top 5 states when it comes to Farm Operator salaries are Minnesota, Michigan, Illinois, New York, and New Jersey. The typical tenure for a Farm Operator is 4.5 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Operator
$34,129

Average Farm Operator Salary By Location

Across America, Farm Operators make on average $27,674 annually or $13.31 hourly. Working in Chicago Heights, IL as a Farm Operator will pay you the highest wages at around $36,775 per year. The average starting salary in Chicago Heights, IL for Farm Operators is $24,000. The highest earning states when it comes to Farm Operator salaries are Minnesota, Michigan, Illinois, New York, and New Jersey. The lowest earning states are Mississippi, Wyoming, Montana, Colorado, and Idaho.

Map of Farm Operator Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Farm Operators earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Farm Operator Salary By Company

Farm Operators report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Transportation companies and Utilities companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Menzies Aviation and GROWMARK are the highest paying companies. In addition, companies like RDO Equipment Company and Anheuser Busch report highly competitive salaries for Farm Operators.

Average Farm Operator Pay By Industry

Farm Operator salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our data shows that Retail companies, Hospitality companies, and Agriculture companies tend to have the highest salaries for Farm Operators. Retail companies pay Farm Operators an average salary of $29,701, Hospitality companies pay $27,954, and Agriculture companys come in at $27,809. The types of companies that pay Farm Operators the least are in the Pharmaceutical industry, where the average annual salary is $26,888.
Industry
Average Salary
Retail
Retail
$29,701
$30k
Hospitality
Hospitality
$27,954
$28k
Agriculture
Agriculture
$27,809
$28k
Transportation
Transportation
$27,418
$27k
Pharmaceutical
Pharmaceutical
$26,888
$27k

Farm Operator Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Recently Added Farm Operator Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Menzies Aviation
Fuel Farm Operator
02/12/2020
$41,218
Menzies Aviation
Farm Operator
01/24/2020
$31,305
Menzies Aviation
Farm Operator
01/22/2020
$30,262
Menzies Aviation
Farm Operator
01/15/2020
$31,305
Menzies Aviation
Farm Operator
01/10/2020
$31,305
Menzies Aviation
Farm Operator
01/10/2020
$39,653
Menzies Aviation
Farm Operator
01/10/2020
$31,305
Farm Operator
12/31/2019
$125,000
Menzies Aviation
Farm Operator
10/29/2019
$36,523
Menzies Aviation
Farm Operator
10/22/2019
$33,392
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