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Typical farm equipment operator salary
Farm equipment operators make $27,872 per year on average, or $13.4 per hour, in the United States. Farm equipment operators on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $21,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $35,000.
Location impacts how much a farm equipment operator can expect to make. Farm equipment operators make the most in North Dakota, Michigan, New Jersey, Rhode Island, and Utah.
Farm equipment operator job responsibilities
Drive and control equipment to support agricultural activities such as tilling soil; planting, cultivating, and harvesting crops; feeding and herding livestock; or removing animal waste. May perform tasks such as crop baling or hay bucking.
May operate stationary equipment to perform post-harvest tasks such as husking, shelling, threshing, and ginning.