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What Do Agricultural Workers Do?

Position Description All agricultural workers not listed separately.

  • Predatory Hunter
  • Crane Follower
  • Livestock Showman
  • Spool Tender
  • Tanbark Laborer

Agriculture Worker Job Outlook

In 2016, there was an estimated number of 11,600 jobs in the United States for Agricultural Workers.

New jobs are being produced at a rate of 4.4% which is lower than average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 500 new jobs for Agricultural Workers by 2026. The BLS estimates 1,800 yearly job openings in this field per year.

Forecasted Number of Jobs for Agricultural Workers in U.S.

The states with the most job growth for Agricultural Workers are Oregon, California, and Minnesota.

Watch out if you plan on working in West Virginia, Arizona, or South Carolina. These states have the worst job growth for this type of profession.

How Much Does an Agriculture Worker Make?

The salary for Agricultural Workers ranges between about $19,110 and $56,090 a year. The median salary is $29,480.

Salary Ranges for Agricultural Workers

Below is a list of the median annual salaries for jobs of this type in different U.S. states.

Annual Mean Salary by State
State Annual Mean Salary

Georgia

$44,700

Hawaii

$44,140

Massachusetts

$43,990

Maryland

$41,780

Colorado

$41,150

Louisiana

$40,360

Minnesota

$39,090

California

$38,230

Arizona

$36,570

Montana

$36,340

Oregon

$34,560

Mississippi

$33,740

New Mexico

$33,440

Washington

$33,410

Missouri

$32,290

Arkansas

$31,640

Michigan

$31,160

Idaho

$31,120

Tennessee

$30,600

Alabama

$30,560

Iowa

$30,430

North Carolina

$29,300

Florida

$27,850

New Jersey

$25,040

Texas

$23,810

Indiana

$22,050

Where Agricultural Workers Work

Agriculture Worker Sectors

References

Bureau of Labor Statistics

College Factual

O*NET Online

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