The salary statistics of farmworkers, farm, ranch, and aquacultural animals are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of farmworkers, farm, ranch, and aquacultural animals within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The farmworkers, farm, ranch, and aquacultural animals annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for farmworkers, farm, ranch, and aquacultural animals. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) farmworkers, farm, ranch, and aquacultural animals is $39,230. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $24,520. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17,940. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 118% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of farmworkers, farm, ranch, and aquacultural animals from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of farmworkers, farm, ranch, and aquacultural animals in 18 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for farmworkers, farm, ranch, and aquacultural animals occupations is the federal, state, and local government sector with an annual salary $36,540. The lowest paying sector is the finance and insurance sector (annual salary $19,680).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|Real Estate and Rental and Leasing|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Transportation and Warehousing|| |
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Management of Companies and Enterprises|| |
|Wholesale Trade|| |
|Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation|| |
|Retail Trade|| |
|Accommodation and Food Services|| |
|Finance and Insurance|| |
From the above tables we note that not only farmworkers, farm, ranch, and aquacultural animals salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of farmworkers, farm, ranch, and aquacultural animals in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $21,690 to $31,080. The highest paying state for farmworkers, farm, ranch, and aquacultural animals is Nevada with a median annual salary of $31,080. The lowest paying state is Tennessee with a median annual salary of $21,690. For more salary information of farmworkers, farm, ranch, and aquacultural animals profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.
|State Name||Median Annual Salary|
|West Virginia|| |
|New Hampshire|| |
|New Jersey|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|South Dakota|| |
|North Dakota|| |
|New York|| |
|New Mexico|| |