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Farm Machinery Operator Salary
in Nebraska, United States

$28,880 (USD)

Average Salary

$14/hr

Average Hourly

$358

Average Bonus

Last updated: February 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Farm Machinery Operator is $28,880 a year and $14 an hour in Nebraska, United States. The average salary range for a Farm Machinery Operator is between $22,182 and $34,345. 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 Nebraska, 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.
Farm Machinery Operator Job Prevalence in Nebraska, United States

Job family: Agricultural Equipment Operators

Job family population: 26,070

Estimated population of Farm Machinery Operator jobs: 1,954

Rate of error: 4.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$33,479
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

Farm Machinery Operator Job Listings for Nebraska, United States

Farm Worker
Jan 26
Imperial, NE, USA
D&S ENTERPRISES
... for operating self-propelled custom class harvesting machines to harvest a variety of grain ... Farm Worker, Location: Imperial, NE - 69033
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