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Farm Machinery Operator Salary
in Seattle, Washington

$37,203 (USD)

Average Salary

$18/hr

Average Hourly

$461

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Farm Machinery Operator is $37,203 a year and $18 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for a Farm Machinery Operator is between $33,279 and $44,244. 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 Seattle, Washington.

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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 Seattle, Washington, 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:
$43,128
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About Seattle, Washington

Seattle Cost of Living Score:

Description: Seattle ( (listen) see-AT-əl) is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 744,955 residents as of 2018, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. According to U.S. Census data released in 2018, the Seattle metropolitan area's population stands at 3.94 million, and ranks as the 15th largest in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. In July 2016, Seattle...

Farm Machinery Operator Job Listings for Seattle, Washington

Machine Operator
May 6
Seattle, WA, USA
National Products Inc.
Operates machinery efficiently and effectively to make good parts. * Maintains safe/healthy work ... and fire, farmers, miners, pilots, extreme sports enthusiasts and many others with mounting ...
Shearing Machine Operator
Jun 25
Arlington, WA, USA
TERRA Staffing Group
... farming, construction, maintenance, and production machinery - just to name a few! If you want to ... Operator team. In this temp-to-hire role, you will be working in a fast-paced, noisy, dusty ...
Plastic Injection Molding Machine Operator
May 16
Seattle, WA, USA
National Products Inc.
Operates machinery efficiently and effectively to make good parts. * Maintains safe/healthy work ... and fire, farmers, miners, pilots, extreme sports enthusiasts and many others with mounting ...
Machine Maintenance Mechanic
May 17
Seattle, WA, USA
National Products Inc.
... injection molding facility ensures machinery is operating effectively and efficiently. ... and fire, farmers, miners, pilots, extreme sports enthusiasts and many others with mounting ...
General Laborer
May 16
Seattle, WA, USA
National Products Inc.
The Machine Operator observes continuous operation of automatic machines to ensure that products ... and fire, farmers, miners, pilots, extreme sports enthusiasts and many others with mounting ...
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