The median annual wage for agricultural workers was $20,090 in May 2015.
The median wage is the wage at which half the workers in an occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $18,560, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $33,170.
Median annual wages for agricultural workers in May 2015 were as follows:
Agricultural workers, all other
Agricultural equipment operators
Farmworkers, farm, ranch, and aquacultural animals
Farmworkers and laborers, crop, nursery, and greenhouse
Many agricultural workers have seasonal work schedules. Seasonal workers typically work longer hours during planting or harvesting times or when animals must be sheltered and fed.
Median annual wages, May 2015
Total, all occupations
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations
Note: All Occupations includes all occupations in the U.S. Economy. Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics