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Miscellaneous Agricultural Worker Salary Information

The salary statistics of miscellaneous agricultural workers are shown in Table 1. The average hourly salary of miscellaneous agricultural workers in the United States is shown in Table 2. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of miscellaneous agricultural workers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The miscellaneous agricultural workers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Miscellaneous Agricultural Worker Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,380
25th Percentile Wage
$21,460
50th Percentile Wage
$23,710
75th Percentile Wage
$28,220
90th Percentile Wage
$36,180

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for miscellaneous agricultural workers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) miscellaneous agricultural workers is $36,180. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $23,710. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,380. It is noted that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 77% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of miscellaneous agricultural workers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$23,710
5.02% 20.29%
2016
$22,520
10.83% -
2015
$20,080
3.74% -
2014
$19,330
2.02% -
2013
$18,940
0.21% -
2012
$18,900
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Table 2. Miscellaneous Agricultural Worker Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of miscellaneous agricultural workers in 20 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 miscellaneous agricultural workers occupations is the federal, state, and local government sector with an annual salary $34,690. The lowest paying sector is the information sector (annual salary $18,950).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Federal, State, and Local Government
$34,690
Finance and Insurance
$34,550
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$31,470
Utilities
$30,900
Construction
$29,100
Mining
$28,690
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$28,410
Manufacturing
$28,040
Educational Services
$27,010
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$26,800
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$25,760
Transportation and Warehousing
$25,510
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$24,930
Wholesale Trade
$24,700
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$24,530
Retail Trade
$24,330
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$23,430
Health Care and Social Assistance
$23,070
Accommodation and Food Services
$22,870
Information
$18,950



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