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Farmer Field Crop Salary

$54,208 (USD)

Average Salary

$26/hr

Average Hourly

$1,686

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 17, 2019

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The average pay for a Farmer Field Crop is $54,208 a year and $26 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Farmer Field Crop is between $39,706 and $66,342. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Farmer Field Crop. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the 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.
Farmer Field Crop Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

Job family population: 4,610

Estimated population of Farmer Field Crop jobs: 26

Rate of error: 6.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$62,842
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Farmer Field Crop Job Listings for United States

Experienced crop scouting
Jul 15
Clearwater, NE, USA
Morrison Farms / Nebraska Popcorn Inc
scouting popcorn and edible bean fields for growth and development, weeds, diseases and insect damages. Manage spraying and relaying data and consulting on management of soil and crops. Maintaining ...
Crop Insurance Claims Adjuster
May 1
Beeville, TX, USA
Global Ag Insurance Services, LLC
Complete field inspections and related responsibilities such as reading maps and aerial photos, measuring field and storage bins, and discussing findings of crop loss with farmers. * Perform fact ...
Field Services Technician with CDL (Agriculture) Colfax, WA
Jun 12
Colfax, United States
Wilbur-Ellis
... crop applicator equipment used by growers in the field. This position will inspect vehicle and ... locations / farms Key Personal Attributes Include: * Maintain a neat appearance and convey ...
Propane Field Service Technician-Libby
May 31
Libby, MT, USA
CHS
CHS Inc. is a leading global agribusiness owned by farmers, ranchers and cooperatives across the ... CHS supplies energy, crop nutrients, grain marketing services, animal feed, food and food ...
Soil Sampler - Term
Jul 11
Garden City, KS, USA
Farmers Edge
Integrating field-centric data, easy-to-use software, state-of-the-art processing technology ... Farmers Edge solutions focus on the sustainable production of high-yielding, high-quality crops and ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Farmer Field Crop is $54,208 a year and $26 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Farmer Field Crop is between $39,706 and $66,342. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Farmer Field Crop. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Farmer Field Crop Job Listings for United States

Experienced crop scouting
Jul 15
Clearwater, NE, USA
Morrison Farms / Nebraska Popcorn Inc
scouting popcorn and edible bean fields for growth and development, weeds, diseases and insect damages. Manage spraying and relaying data and consulting on management of soil and crops. Maintaining ...
Crop Insurance Claims Adjuster
May 1
Beeville, TX, USA
Global Ag Insurance Services, LLC
Complete field inspections and related responsibilities such as reading maps and aerial photos, measuring field and storage bins, and discussing findings of crop loss with farmers. * Perform fact ...
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