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Farrier Salary
in Nebraska, United States

$28,775 (USD)

Average Salary

$14/hr

Average Hourly

$406

Average Bonus

Last updated: February 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Farrier is $28,775 a year and $14 an hour in Nebraska, United States. The average salary range for a Farrier is between $22,043 and $34,280. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Farrier. 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:
  • Inspects, trims, and shapes hooves of horses, selects or makes shoes, and fits, shapes, and nails shoes to horses' hooves.
  • Removes worn or defective shoe from hoof, using nail snippers and pincers.
  • Examines hooves to detect bruises, cracks, and infections and to determine trimming required.
  • Cleans, trims, and shapes hooves, using claw, knife and snippers.
  • Measures hooves, using calipers and steel tape.
  • Selects aluminum or steel shoe according to hoof measurements and animal usage.
  • May place leather pad, sponge, or oakum-pine tar mixture on bruised or cracked hoof for protection.
  • Shapes shoe to fit hoof, using swage, forge, and hammer.
  • Nails shoe to hoof and files hoof flush with shoe.
Farrier Job Prevalence in Nebraska, United States

Job family: Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

Job family population: 35,460

Estimated population of Farrier jobs: 1,014

Rate of error: 2.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$33,359
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

Farrier Job Listings for Nebraska, United States

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