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How much does a Farmer make in California?

Average Farmer Hourly Wage in California

Farmers earn a median hourly wage of $42.76. Hourly wages typically start from $26.26 and go up to $69.22.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

Average Farmer Yearly Salary in California

Farmers earn a median salary of $88,950 per year. Salaries typically start from $54,630 and go up to $143,980.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Employment Type Mix

44%
Full-Time
56%
Part-Time

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Salary Satisfaction

2.9
SCORE
729
RATINGS
Farmers average a score of 2.9 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Farmers in the 38th percentile of salary satisfaction.

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Farmer Earnings by Seniority

Top End Farmer Earnings

The highest earning Farmers in California earn:

$69.22
an hour
$143,980
per year
Senior Farmer Earnings

Senior Farmers in California earn:

$56.55
an hour
$117,620
per year
Experienced Farmer Earnings

Experienced Farmers in California earn:

$42.76
an hour
$88,950
per year
Junior Farmer Earnings

Junior Farmers in California earn:

$33.54
an hour
$69,760
per year
Starting Farmer Earnings

Starting Farmers in California earn:

$26.26
an hour
$54,630
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Farmer salary comparison

Farmers earn more than 86% percent of Agriculture & Horticulture careers in California. Farmer salaries are in the bottom % of all careers in California.

Farmer Salary $88k
Agricultural Engineer Salary in California $84k
Conservation Scientist Salary in California $74k
Biomass Plant Technician Salary in California $65k
Farm Equipment Mechanic Salary in California $41k
Arborist Salary in California $36k
Grounds Maintenance Worker Salary in California $26k
Forest and Conservation Worker Salary in California $18k
Source:

Historical salary for Farmers in California

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics
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