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Horse Rancher Salary
in San Diego, California

$41,864 (USD)

Average Salary

$20/hr

Average Hourly

$590

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Horse Rancher is $41,864 a year and $20 an hour in San Diego, California, United States. The average salary range for a Horse Rancher is between $31,601 and $50,340. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in San Diego, California.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Breeds and raises livestock, such as beef cattle, dairy cattle, goats, horses, reindeer, sheep, and swine, for such purposes as sale of meat, riding or working stock, breeding, or for show, and for products, such as milk, wool, and hair.
  • Picks and breeds animals according to knowledge of animals, genealogy, characteristics, and offspring desired.
  • Selects pasture, range, and crop lands to graze animals and produce feed crops.
  • Mixes feed and feed supplements according to dietary requirements of animals and availability of grazing land.
  • Feeds, waters, grazes, and distributes salt licks for animals.
  • Observes animals to detect signs of illness and injury, treats minor injuries and ailments, disinfects and vaccinates animals, and engages Veterinarian to treat serious illnesses and injuries.
  • Attends animals during and after birth of offspring.
  • Castrates, docks, and dehorns animals.
  • Brands, tattoos, notches ears, and attaches tags to identify animals.
  • Milks cows and goats, shears sheep, and clips goats' hair.
  • Operates farm machinery to plant, cultivate, and harvest feed crops.
  • Cleans and fumigates barns, stalls, and pens, and sterilizes milking machines and equipment.
  • Cools milk to prevent spoilage and packages wool and other products for shipment.
  • Maintains and repairs farm machinery, equipment, buildings, pens, and fences.
  • Arranges for sale of animals and products.
  • Maintains cost and operation records.
  • May butcher animals and cure meat.
  • May hire and supervise workers.
  • May exercise and train horses.
  • May groom and exhibit animals at livestock shows.
Horse Rancher Job Prevalence in San Diego, California, United States

Job family: Animal Breeders

Job family population: 1,800

Estimated population of Horse Rancher jobs: 324

Rate of error: 12.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$48,531
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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About San Diego, California

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Description: San Diego (, Spanish: [san ˈdjeɣo]; Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a city in the U.S. state of California. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,419,516 as of July 1, 2017, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the U.S. and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population...

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