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Farm and Ranch Animals Farmworker Salary, Earnings and Wage Information

  Pay Period Low Median High
  Hourly $6.49 $9.17 $14.48
  Annual $13,500 $19,100 $30,100
  • “High” indicates 90% of workers earn less and 10% earn more.
  • “Median” indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
  • “Low” indicates 10% of workers earn less and 90% earn more.
  • “N/A” indicates the data is not available.

Notes: The yearly wage data presented above represents U.S. workers who are employed full-time with year-round schedules.

Occupation Description

Farmworkers, Farm and Ranch Animals attend to live animals or to animal products. Their duties may include feeding, watering, grazing, herding, catching, branding, castrating, de-beaking, weighing, and loading animals. They may maintain health or vaccination records on animals and administer medications, vaccinations, or insecticides as appropriate. They also clean and maintain animal housing areas.