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Farming Salary

How much does a Farming make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Farming

$23,633 (USD)/yr

$11 (USD)/hr

$248 (USD)/yr

$23,423 (USD)/yr

$11 (USD)/hr

$248 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Attend to live farm, ranch, or aquacultural animals that may include cattle, sheep, swine, goats, horses and other equines, poultry, finfish, shellfish, and bees. Attend to animals produced for animal products, such as meat, fur, skins, feathers, eggs, milk, and honey. Duties may include feeding, watering, herding, grazing, castrating, branding, de-beaking, weighing, catching, and loading animals. May maintain records on animals; examine animals to detect diseases and injuries; assist in birth deliveries; and administer medications, vaccinations, or insecticides as appropriate. May clean and maintain animal housing areas. Includes workers who shear wool from sheep, and collect eggs in hatcheries.
The average farming salary in United States is $23,633 or an equivalent hourly rate of $11. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $248. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$18,873 (USD)

$27,289 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$27,398 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Farming will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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