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 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$18,330|
|25th Percentile Wage||$21,050|
|50th Percentile Wage||$25,470|
|75th Percentile Wage||$32,160|
|90th Percentile Wage||$40,080|
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 $40,080. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $25,470. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,330. Take 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 table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of farmworkers, farm, ranch, and aquacultural animals from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-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 finance and insurance sector with an annual salary $36,310. The lowest paying sector is the retail trade sector (annual salary $22,140).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Finance and Insurance|| |
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Real Estate and Rental and Leasing|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting|| |
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Management of Companies and Enterprises|| |
|Transportation and Warehousing|| |
|Wholesale Trade|| |
|Accommodation and Food Services|| |
|Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation|| |
|Retail Trade|| |
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 $21,470 to $31,640. The highest paying state for farmworkers, farm, ranch, and aquacultural animals is Washington with a median annual salary of $31,640. The lowest paying state is Michigan with a median annual salary of $21,470. 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|
|New Hampshire|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|New York|| |
|North Dakota|| |
|Rhode Island|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|South Dakota|| |
|New Jersey|| |
|New Mexico|| |
|West Virginia|| |