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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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Miscellaneous Agricultural Worker Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,210
25th Percentile Wage
$20,810
50th Percentile Wage
$22,520
75th Percentile Wage
$26,470
90th Percentile Wage
$34,660

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 $34,660. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $22,520. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,210. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 80% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of miscellaneous agricultural workers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201622,52010.83%16.07%
201520,0803.74%-
201419,3302.02%-
201318,9400.21%-
201218,900--

Table 2. Miscellaneous Agricultural Worker Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of miscellaneous agricultural workers in 19 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 $33,690. The lowest paying sector is the accommodation and food services sector (annual salary $21,130).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Federal, State, and Local Government
$33,690
Utilities
$32,070
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$29,860
Finance and Insurance
$28,180
Construction
$26,960
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$26,930
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$26,640
Manufacturing
$26,380
Mining
$26,350
Educational Services
$25,860
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$25,530
Transportation and Warehousing
$24,760
Wholesale Trade
$24,040
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$24,010
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$23,380
Retail Trade
$23,160
Health Care and Social Assistance
$22,440
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$22,120
Accommodation and Food Services
$21,130


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