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Laborer Dairy Farm Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$30,271 (USD)

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Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Laborer Dairy Farm is $30,271 a year and $15 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Laborer Dairy Farm is between $24,959 and $35,661. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Cares for cows on a dairy farm, performing any combination of following tasks.
  • Washes and sprays cows with water, insecticides, and repellants.
  • Flushes, brushes, and scrapes refuse from walls and floors to minimize infestation.
  • Examines cows and reports estrus, injuries, and disease to supervisor.
  • Administers prescribed treatments and reports problems requiring veterinary attention to supervisor.
  • Weighs, loads, mixes, and distributes feed.
  • Replaces bedding in stalls.
  • Herds cows from milking parlor to pasture.
  • Loads animals to be sold onto trucks.
  • Cleans and sterilizes milk containers and equipment, and tends pumps that automatically clean milk pipelines.
  • Milks cows by hand and using milking machine.
  • Cultivates, harvests, and stores feed crops, using farm equipment, such as trucks and tractors.
  • May build and maintain fences and farm facilities.
  • May repair and lubricate equipment and machinery.
  • May maintain data, such as breeding and cost records.
Laborer Dairy Farm Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

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

Job family population: 35,460

Estimated population of Laborer Dairy Farm jobs: 1,517

Rate of error: 2.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Laborer Dairy Farm Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

MANAGER $38.5-$50k - RealGood Old Town - No Late Nights
Apr 9
Chicago, IL, USA
Real Good Stuff Co.
Working with local farmers to source the most nutrient dense ingredients around. We make food ... NOYO is a non dairy soft serve, we love it. We're looking for passionate team members who are ...
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