How much does a Dairy Farmer make in the United States?

Average Dairy Farmer Yearly Salary in the United States

Dairy Farmers earn an average yearly salary of $23,886. Salaries typically start from $10,400 and go up to $37,300.

Average Dairy Farmer Hourly Wage in the United States

Dairy Farmers earn an average hourly wage of $11.48. Hourly wages typically start from $5.00 and go up to $17.93.

Source: Sokanu (Aggregated)

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Employment Type Mix

50%
Full-Time
50%
Part-Time

Source: Sokanu user data. View more Dairy Farmer demographics

Salary Satisfaction

3.2
SCORE
93
RATINGS
Dairy Farmers average a score of 3.2 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Dairy Farmers in the 65th percentile of salary satisfaction.

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Dairy Farmer Earnings by Seniority

Top End Dairy Farmer Earnings

The highest earning Dairy Farmers in the United States earn:

$17.93
an hour
$37,300
per year
Senior Dairy Farmer Earnings

Senior Dairy Farmers in the United States earn:

$12.98
an hour
$27,000
per year
Experienced Dairy Farmer Earnings

Experienced Dairy Farmers in the United States earn:

$10.10
an hour
$21,000
per year
Junior Dairy Farmer Earnings

Junior Dairy Farmers in the United States earn:

$8.16
an hour
$16,980
per year
Starting Dairy Farmer Earnings

Starting Dairy Farmers in the United States earn:

$5.00
an hour
$10,400
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Dairy Farmer Salary Comparison

Dairy Farmers earn more than 21% percent of similar careers in the United States.

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Source: Sokanu (Aggregated)