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How Much Does a Harvester Operator Earn In The United States?

Harvester Operator Salaries
Updated April 6, 2021
Average Yearly Salary
$32,000
$25,000
$32,000
$40,000
Harvester operators in the United States make an average salary of $32,257 per year or $15.51 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $25,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $40,000. As most things go, location can be critical. North Dakota, Alaska, Rhode Island, Delaware, and South Dakota provide the highest harvester operator salaries.
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Where Harvester Operators Earn The Most

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

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How Much Do Harvester Operators Earn In Different Cities?

While a harvester operator can average a salary of $32,257 per year, or $15.51 per hour, there are many opportunities for harvester operators to make more. For example, in Dover, DE you might make $35,185 per year. Other high-paying locations include Bridgeville, DE, Laurel, DE and Watsonville, CA. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Dover, DE where the average starting salary is $27,000. The highest paying states for harvester operators include North Dakota, Alaska and Rhode Island. Meanwhile, Arkansas, Illinois, and Michigan offer the lowest salaries.
Location
1. Dover, DE
$35,185
Avg. Salary
$23k
$40k
2. Bridgeville, DE
$34,926
Avg. Salary
$23k
$40k
3. Laurel, DE
$34,839
Avg. Salary
$23k
$40k
4. Watsonville, CA
$32,284
Avg. Salary
$23k
$40k
5. Cherryfield, ME
$30,656
Avg. Salary
$23k
$40k
6. Whitneyville, ME
$30,551
Avg. Salary
$23k
$40k

High Paying Harvester Operator Jobs

Which Companies Pay Harvester Operators The Most?

If you want to get paid the most as a harvester operator, being employed by a company such as Driscoll's or Hartung Brothers would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Blaine Larsen Farms and Cherryfield Foods also report highly competitive salaries for harvester operators.
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$29k
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Harvester Operator Salary History

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    Recently Added Harvester Operator Salaries

    Location
    CompanyascdescJobascdescLocationascdescDate AddedascdescSalaryascdesc
    Seasonal Harvest Operator
    Seasonal Harvest Operator
    Cove, UT
    Cove, UT
    03/27/2021
    03/27/2021
    $45,037
    $45,037
    03/27/2021
    Spherion
    Spherion
    Harvester Operator
    Harvester Operator
    Harvester Operator
    Butte-Silver Bow, MT
    Butte-Silver Bow, MT
    08/28/2019
    08/28/2019
    $41,740
    $41,740
    08/28/2019
    Sugarcane Combine Harvester Operators
    Sugarcane Combine Harvester Operators
    Napoleonville, LA
    Napoleonville, LA
    08/14/2019
    08/14/2019
    $23,646
    $23,646
    08/14/2019
    Harvest EQ. Operator/Farmworker
    Harvest EQ. Operator/Farmworker
    Dalhart, TX
    Dalhart, TX
    07/29/2019
    07/29/2019
    $25,524
    $25,524
    07/29/2019
    Vineyard Ops, Inc.
    Vineyard Ops, Inc.
    Mechanical Grape Harvester Operator
    Mechanical Grape Harvester Operator
    Mechanical Grape Harvester Operator
    California
    California
    07/24/2019
    07/24/2019
    $33,392
    $33,392
    07/24/2019
    Spherion
    Spherion
    Harvester Operator
    Harvester Operator
    Harvester Operator
    Butte-Silver Bow, MT
    Butte-Silver Bow, MT
    05/17/2019
    05/17/2019
    $41,740
    $41,740
    05/17/2019
    Lozano's Harvesters Corporation
    Lozano's Harvesters Corporation
    Mechanical Harvester Operator
    Mechanical Harvester Operator
    Mechanical Harvester Operator
    Cherryfield, ME
    Cherryfield, ME
    05/16/2019
    05/16/2019
    $27,653
    $27,653
    05/16/2019
    Mechanical Harvester Operator
    Mechanical Harvester Operator
    Cherryfield, ME
    Cherryfield, ME
    05/14/2019
    05/14/2019
    $27,653
    $27,653
    05/14/2019
    Harvest Operator
    Harvest Operator
    Bowling Green, OH
    Bowling Green, OH
    05/02/2019
    05/02/2019
    $27,674
    $27,674
    05/02/2019
    Harvest Operator
    Harvest Operator
    Westville, IN
    Westville, IN
    04/08/2019
    04/08/2019
    $28,258
    $28,258
    04/08/2019