Ranch Hand Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$24,000
$15,000
Min 10%
$24,000
Median 50%
$38,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
William L Lyon & Associates
Highest Paying City
Jamestown, ND
Highest Paying State
Maine
Average Experience Level
2.7 years
How much does a ranch hand make?
Ranch Hands in America make, on average, $24,701 a year or $11.88 per hour. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 23,000. The top 10 percent earn over $38,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $15,000 annually. Most Ranch Hand jobs are in Construction companies and Non Profits companies. Maine, North Dakota, Nebraska, Vermont, and Alaska are some of the states with the best Ranch Hand salaries in the US. The typical tenure for a Ranch Hand is 2.7 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Farm Hand
$25,510
Groom
$25,407

Average Ranch Hand Salary By Location

Ranch Hands in the US makes an average salary of $24,701 per year or $11.88 per hour. The top city when it comes to Ranch Hand salaries is Jamestown, ND at $31,327 per year. The Jamestown, ND average entry-level salary for Ranch Hands is $24,000. Maine, North Dakota, Nebraska, Vermont, and Alaska are the top 5 highest earning states for Ranch Hands. Texas, Arkansas, and Tennessee have the lowest Ranch Hand salaries.
City
Average Salary
$27,559
$28k

Map of Ranch Hand Salaries

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

Average Salary:

Average Ranch Hand Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries a Ranch Hand makes. Construction companies and Non Profits companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Companies like William L Lyon & Associates or Eaton will get you the highest pay packages. In addition, companies like Easterseals and Huntsman report highly competitive salaries for Ranch Hands.

Average Ranch Hand Pay By Industry

Wages for Ranch Hands can differ based on the industry they work in. Our analysis shows that Construction companies, Real Estate companies, and Health Care companies pay higher-than-average wages for Ranch Hands. Construction companies pay their Ranch Hands the highest wages, averaging $26,271 per year. Real Estate companies and Health Care companies pay well too, at $24,802 and $24,796, respectively. The types of companies that pay Ranch Hands the least are in the Retail industry, where the average annual salary is $24,322.
Industry
Average Salary
Construction
Construction
$26,271
$26k
Real Estate
Real Estate
$24,802
$25k
Health Care
Health Care
$24,796
$25k
Professional
Professional
$24,691
$25k
Hospitality
Hospitality
$24,580
$25k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$24,406
$24k
Retail
Retail
$24,322
$24k

Ranch Hand Salary History

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

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Recently Added Ranch Hand Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Sul Ross State University
Sustainable Ranch Hand
04/15/2020
$15,131
Melvin, Wolenetz & Sons
Farm and Ranch Hand
03/31/2020
$45,914
Sul Ross State University
Ranch Hand
01/23/2020
$15,131
Halleck Creek Ranch
Ranch Hand
09/30/2019
$39,653
Integrity Feeders LLC
Ranch Hand-Cattle
08/27/2019
$23,646
08/24/2019
$20,870
Smith Cattle, LLC
General Ranch Hand
08/07/2019
$30,011
Bruce Glennie
Ranch Hand
07/30/2019
$36,000
BDS Stables
Ranch Hand
07/15/2019
$25,524
La La Ranch LLC
Ranch Hand
06/25/2019
$25,524
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