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Wool Shearer Salary
in Rhode Island, United States

$30,354 (USD)

Average Salary

$15/hr

Average Hourly

$361

Average Bonus

Last updated: March 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Wool Shearer is $30,354 a year and $15 an hour in Rhode Island, United States. The average salary range for a Wool Shearer is between $23,654 and $35,728. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Rhode Island, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Shears wool from live sheep, using power-driven clippers or hand shears: places animal in shearing station.
  • Clips wool close to hide so that fleece is removed in one piece and exercises care to nick or cut skin as little as possible.
  • Herds shorn animal into runway leading to pen.
  • Oils and sharpens clippers and shears.
  • May tie fleece.
Wool Shearer Job Prevalence in Rhode Island, United States

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

Job family population: 35,460

Estimated population of Wool Shearer jobs: 1,700

Rate of error: 2.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$35,189
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

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Skills

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Wool Shearer Job Listings for Rhode Island, United States

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