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Farm Machinery Operator Salary
in Delaware, United States

$33,014 (USD)

Average Salary

$16/hr

Average Hourly

$409

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Farm Machinery Operator is $33,014 a year and $16 an hour in Delaware, United States. The average salary range for a Farm Machinery Operator is between $25,357 and $39,262. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Farm Machinery Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Delaware, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Operates and drives one or more farm machines, such as tractors, trucks, and harvesters to perform specified farm activity as cutting hay, picking cranberries, and harvesting wheat.
  • Hitches soil conditioning implement, such as plow or harrow to tractor, and controls tractor and towed implement to furrow and grade soil.
  • Drives tractor and operates designated towed machine, such as seed drill or manure spreader, to plant, fertilize, dust, and spray crops.
  • Prepares harvesting machine by adjusting speeds of cutters, blowers, and conveyors and height of cutting head or depth of digging blades according to type, height, weight, and condition of crop being harvested, and contour of terrain.
  • Attaches towed- or mounted-type harvesting machine to tractor, using hand tools, or drives self-propelled harvesting machine to cut, pull up, dig, thresh, clean, chop, bag, or bundle crops, such as sod, vine fruits, or livestock feed.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
$38,272
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

Farm Machinery Operator Job Listings for Delaware, United States

Maintenance Mechanic
Oct 8
Selbyville, DE, USA
Mountaire Farms
Pre-op machines and equipment. * Repair broken machines or equipment. * Perform other duties as ... Company Description Welcome to Mountaire Farms. With operations in Maryland, Delaware, North ...
Service Technician
Oct 19
Clayton, DE, USA
Atlantic Tractor
... on machines of the Technician's specialty * Advanced knowledge of mechanical, electrical and ... Excellent skills in operating vehicles and equipment used for diagnostic purposes * Ability to use ...
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