Salary for Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals Farmworkers

Also known as:  Aquaculture Worker, Barn Hand, Barn Worker, Cattle Brander, Cattle Driver, Chicken Handler, Chicken Vaccinator, Cow Tender, Egg Gatherer, Farrowing Worker helps agriculture and food professionals find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.

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Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch and Aquacultural Animals workers attend to live farm, ranch and aquacultral animals such as cattle, sheep, goats, bees, finfish and horses. They tend to these animals to produce meat, eggs, milk, honey and more. Their job duties include deeding livestock and monitoring their needs, drive trucks to distribute feed to animals, examine the animals to detect illness, injury and disease, provide medical treatments and vaccinations and mark livestock according to ownership and grade. A farmworker must be able to use various tools and equipment in the job, including husbandry equipment, animal clipping equipment, hand sprayers and nail trimmers/clippers.

A Farm/Ranch/Aquacultural Animals Farmworker can get wages ranging between 16000 to 24000 depending on the level of experience. Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals will most likely receive a pay level of Twenty Three Thousand Six Hundred dollars annually.

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals can expect the highest salaries in Illinois, where they receive an average job salary of just about $30770. These employees make the highest salary in Retail Trade, where they can receive an average pay rate of $35810.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 24.64 percent nationwide in that time.
Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals Farmworkers tend to make the most in the following industries
Public Administration $35,810
Retail Trade $29,470
Educational Services $28,250
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $25,500
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing $25,260
Other Services (except Public Administration) $25,200
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $21,070
Health Care and Social Assistance $21,580
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $21,610
Wholesale Trade $22,430
Finance and Insurance $23,760
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting $23,890