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Crop Farmer Salary
in Nebraska, United States

$47,270 (USD)

Average Salary

$23/hr

Average Hourly

$1,470

Average Bonus

Last updated: February 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Crop Farmer is $47,270 a year and $23 an hour in Nebraska, United States. The average salary range for a Crop Farmer is between $34,624 and $57,851. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Crop Farmer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Nebraska, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Plants, cultivates, and harvests field crops, such as wheat, barley, alfalfa, cotton, hops, peanuts, mint, sugarcane, and tobacco, applying knowledge of growth characteristics of individual crop, and soil, climate, and market conditions.
  • Ascertains acreage to be tilled and varieties and quantities of plants to be grown.
  • Picks and purchases seeds or plant stock and farm machinery, implements, and supplies.
  • Decides when and how to plant, cultivate, and irrigate plants and harvest crops, applying knowledge of plant culture.
  • Attaches farm implements, such as plow, disc, and seed drill to tractor and drives tractor in fields to till soil and plant and cultivate crops.
  • Drives and operates farm machinery to spray fertilizers, herbicides, and pesticides and haul harvested crops.
  • Hires, assigns duties to, and oversees activities of farm workers.
  • Demonstrates and explains farm work techniques and safety regulations to new workers.
  • Maintains employee and financial records.
  • Arranges with buyers for sale and shipment of crop.
Crop Farmer Job Prevalence in Nebraska, United States

Job family: Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

Job family population: 4,610

Estimated population of Crop Farmer jobs: 26

Rate of error: 6.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$54,799
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Crop Farmer Job Listings for Nebraska, United States

Farm Laborers
Feb 13
Palmer, NE, USA
Amazing Grains Farm
Set, operate and maintain farming equipment in order to plant, fertilize, harvest and haul corn, soybean, and hay crops. Operate, maintain and repair irrigation systems. Complete general farming ...
Farm and Ranch help
Jan 16
Ansley, NE, USA
Millsfarms
Qualified applicant would be able to perform the duties and responsibilities needed to take care of a cow calf herd with some row crop experience needed on crop side. Calving, fencing, baling hay ...
Agronomy Field Research Assistant - Western Nebraska - Temporary
Feb 19
North Platte, NE, USA
Advance Services Inc
... farmer cooperators. Responsibilities: Safety: comply with all OSHA and company safety requirements Crop Scouting: record soil moisture estimations, growth stage and plant health observations in ...
Laborer
Feb 14
Alma, NE, USA
CHS Inc
... farmer-owners and other stakeholders grow their businesses through its domestic and global operations. CHS supplies energy, crop nutrients, grain marketing services, animal feed, food and food ...
Seasonal Truck Driver
Jan 4
Minden, NE, USA
CHS Inc
... farmer-owners and other stakeholders grow their businesses through its domestic and global operations. CHS supplies energy, crop nutrients, grain marketing services, animal feed, food and food ...
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