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What You Need to Know About Agricultural Worker

Occupation Description All agricultural workers not listed separately.

Types of Agricultural Worker

  • Worm Picker
  • Catcher
  • Crane Hooker
  • Livestock Exhibitor
  • Chore Worker

Is There Job Demand for Agricultural Workers?

There were about 11,600 jobs for Agricultural Worker in 2016 (in the United States). New jobs are being produced at a rate of 4.3% which is below the national average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 500 new jobs for Agricultural Worker by 2026. There will be an estimated 1,800 positions for Agriculture Worker per year.


The states with the most job growth for Agriculture Worker are Minnesota, Georgia, and Alaska. Watch out if you plan on working in New Jersey, South Carolina, or Alabama. These states have the worst job growth for this type of profession.

Salary for an Agriculture Worker

The salary for Agricultural Workers ranges between about $19,110 and $56,090 a year.


Agricultural Workers who work in Hawaii, Georgia, or Maryland, make the highest salaries.

Below is a list of the median annual salaries for Agricultural Workers in different U.S. states.

State Annual Mean Salary
Alabama $30,560
Arizona $36,570
Arkansas $31,640
California $38,230
Colorado $41,150
Florida $27,850
Georgia $44,700
Hawaii $44,140
Idaho $31,120
Indiana $22,050
Iowa $30,430
Louisiana $40,360
Maryland $41,780
Massachusetts $43,990
Michigan $31,160
Minnesota $39,090
Mississippi $33,740
Missouri $32,290
Montana $36,340
New Jersey $25,040
New Mexico $33,440
North Carolina $29,300
Oregon $34,560
Tennessee $30,600
Texas $23,810
Washington $33,410

Where Agricultural Workers Work


The table below shows some of the most common industries where those employed in this career field work.



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