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Farm Worker Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$23,000
$20,000
$23,000
$28,000
Farm workers in the United States make an average salary of $24,009 per year or $11.54 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $20,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $28,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Iowa, Maine, Alaska, Nebraska, and South Dakota provide the highest farm worker salaries.
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Map of Farm Worker Salaries

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

Average Salary

Average Farm Worker 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 workers. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are West Virginia, Colorado, and Wyoming.

City
Average Salary
Lafayette, LA
Lafayette, LA
$29,418
$29k
Greenville, NC
Greenville, NC
$24,565
$25k
Lebanon, TN
Lebanon, TN
$24,400
$24k
Hopkinsville, KY
Hopkinsville, KY
$23,491
$23k
Lafayette, CO
Lafayette, CO
$18,778
$19k

High Paying Farm Worker Jobs

Average Farm Worker Salary By Company

To earn a high income as a farm worker, working for Bobby D's or Smith County might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Carlisle and P&G report highly competitive salaries for farm workers.

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Farm Worker Salary History

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    Average Farm Worker Pay By Industry

    As we previously stated, farm worker salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that professional, construction, and manufacturing companies tend to offer much higher salaries for farm workers. For example, farm workers make a whopping average salary of $24,527 while working for professional companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $24,471 at construction companies and $24,361 at manufacturing companies. But farm workers may want to avoid working in the agriculture industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $23,122.

    Industry
    Average Salary
    Professional
    Professional
    $24,527
    $25k
    Construction
    Construction
    $24,471
    $24k
    Manufacturing
    Manufacturing
    $24,361
    $24k
    Retail
    Retail
    $23,868
    $24k
    Hospitality
    Hospitality
    $23,636
    $24k
    Agriculture
    Agriculture
    $23,122
    $23k

    Recently Added Farm Worker Salaries

    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
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    Farm & Ranch Worker
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    Farm & Ranch Worker
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    Mayetta, KS
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    $26,275
    $26,275
    10/30/2020
    Cobb-Poultry Farm Worker
    Cobb-Poultry Farm Worker
    Pineville, MO
    Pineville, MO
    10/28/2020
    10/28/2020
    $28,383
    $28,383
    10/28/2020
    Cobb-Poultry Farm Worker
    Cobb-Poultry Farm Worker
    Pineville, MO
    Pineville, MO
    10/28/2020
    10/28/2020
    $28,383
    $28,383
    10/28/2020
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    Ascend Staffing
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    Longview, WA
    Longview, WA
    10/26/2020
    10/26/2020
    $28,175
    $28,175
    10/26/2020
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    Danvers, MN
    Danvers, MN
    10/17/2020
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    $9,000
    $9,000
    10/17/2020
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    Stanwood, WA
    Stanwood, WA
    10/08/2020
    10/08/2020
    $30,262
    $30,262
    10/08/2020
    Cobb-Poultry Farm Worker
    Cobb-Poultry Farm Worker
    Cove, AR
    Cove, AR
    09/25/2020
    09/25/2020
    $27,131
    $27,131
    09/25/2020
    Cobb-Poultry Farm Worker
    Cobb-Poultry Farm Worker
    Batesville, AR
    Batesville, AR
    09/25/2020
    09/25/2020
    $27,131
    $27,131
    09/25/2020
    Cobb-Poultry Farm Worker
    Cobb-Poultry Farm Worker
    Cleveland, GA
    Cleveland, GA
    09/23/2020
    09/23/2020
    $27,131
    $27,131
    09/23/2020
    Cobb-Poultry Farm Worker
    Cobb-Poultry Farm Worker
    Cleveland, GA
    Cleveland, GA
    09/23/2020
    09/23/2020
    $27,131
    $27,131
    09/23/2020