Highest Paying Industries for Agricultural Workers

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Testing Laboratories20.6943020
Federal Executive Branch20.4142450
Federal government, including the US Postal Service20.4142450
Federal, State, and Local Government19.0639650
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service19.0639650
Oil and Gas Extraction18.9139340
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service18.6638810
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals18.5738640
Mining18.2137880
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services17.9537340
Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing17.8837180
State government, including schools and hospitals17.8537120
Forestry and Logging17.5736540
Logging17.5736540
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals17.4436270
Water, Sewage and Other Systems17.3836160
Utilities17.335980
Local government, including schools and hospitals17.2735920
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services17.0435450
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services16.0133290
Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing15.9133100
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers15.7932840
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services15.6832610
Health and Personal Care Stores15.6732580
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned15.5532350
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned15.5232280
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)15.5132270
Educational Services, State government owned15.4332100
Chemical Manufacturing15.4232080
Grain and Oilseed Milling15.432040
Waste Management and Remediation Services15.1931600
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities15.1431480
Sawmills and Wood Preservation15.0831370
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)14.9931180
Scientific Research and Development Services14.7630700
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences14.7630700
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services14.7330650
Animal Food Manufacturing14.6430450
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Privately owned14.4129980
Educational Services, Privately owned14.3629870
Dairy Product Manufacturing14.1829500
Finance and Insurance14.0829300
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers13.9929100
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations13.9929090
Seafood Product Preparation and Packaging13.928920
Warehousing and Storage13.8228750
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions13.7828660
Elementary and Secondary Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)13.728500
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations13.5928260
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training (including private, state, and local government schools)13.5428160
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned13.5428160
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers13.5128100
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods13.4928050
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)13.4828040
Office Administrative Services13.1927440
Social Advocacy Organizations13.1927440
Support Activities for Animal Production12.9826990
Rental and Leasing Services12.9526940
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers12.8826790
Waste Treatment and Disposal12.8626750
Beer, Wine, and Liquor Stores12.7126430
Junior colleges, Local government owned12.726410
Lessors of Real Estate12.6526300
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers12.6326270
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing12.6126230
Real Estate12.5126010
Animal Slaughtering and Processing12.4525890
Transportation and Warehousing12.4225840
Educational Services, Local government owned12.3825750
Direct Selling Establishments12.3125600
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services12.2925570
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)12.2625500
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation12.2525480
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)12.2425450
Support Activities for Transportation12.2325430
Other Support Services12.1925350
Civic and Social Organizations12.1825330
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing12.1825320
Activities Related to Real Estate12.1525270
Wholesale Trade12.1325230
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods12.125170
Manufacturing12.0825120
Food Manufacturing12.0725110
Traveler Accommodation12.0725100
General Freight Trucking12.0525070
Building Material and Supplies Dealers12.0425030
Services to Buildings and Dwellings12.0124980
Landscaping Services12.0124980
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services1224960
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing11.9124770
Beverage Manufacturing11.9124770
Other Schools and Instruction (including private, state, and local government schools)11.9124760
Other schools and instruction, Privately owned11.9124760
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services11.8324610
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers11.8124570
Accommodation11.7824510
Management of Companies and Enterprises11.7724470
Administrative and Support Services11.7624470
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly11.6924320
RV (Recreational Vehicle) Parks and Recreational Camps11.6624250
Employment Services11.624130
Other Specialty Trade Contractors11.5924110
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries11.5323990
Support Activities for Road Transportation11.5223960
Consumer Goods Rental11.523910
Machinery Manufacturing11.4823870
Truck Transportation11.4623830
Specialty Trade Contractors11.4323780
Nonstore Retailers11.4223750
Educational Support Services (including private, state, and local government schools)11.3723640
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners11.3523620
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries11.3123520
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers11.2923490
Specialized Freight Trucking11.2923490
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores11.2923470
Construction11.2823460
Junior colleges, State government owned11.2423390
Offices of Other Health Practitioners11.2523390
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers11.2223330
Retail Trade11.2123310
Spectator Sports11.2123310
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction11.223300
Ambulatory Health Care Services11.223300
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing11.1823260
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries11.1623220
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists11.1423170
Educational Support Services, Privately owned11.1423160
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction11.0823050
Other Food Manufacturing11.0623000
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses11.0422970
Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers11.0322940
Accommodation and Food Services11.0222930
All industries10.9922870
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing10.922670
Veterinary Services10.8822640
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing10.8822630
Miscellaneous Store Retailers10.8522580
Florists10.8622580
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities10.8422550
Nonresidential Building Construction10.8122480
Specialty Food Stores10.7522360
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities10.6922230
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities10.6922230
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)10.6722200
Construction of Buildings10.6522150
Food and Beverage Stores10.6422130
All industries, private ownership only10.6222080
Other Financial Investment Activities10.6222080
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities10.4621770
Grocery Stores10.4521740
Individual and Family Services10.4421720
Miscellaneous Manufacturing10.2821380
Social Assistance10.2421310
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities10.1721160
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting10.0520890
Support Activities for Agriculture and Forestry10.0420880
Information1020810
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, and Book Stores9.9920780
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores9.9920780
Support Activities for Crop Production9.8720530
Vocational Rehabilitation Services9.8420470
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation9.7920360
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Land9.7920360
Publishing Industries (except Internet)9.7520290
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers9.7520290
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities9.7120190
Food Services and Drinking Places9.4419640
Restaurants and Other Eating Places9.3219390
Full-Service Restaurants9.3219390

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