Money And Background
In 2011, the biggest employers of farmers were support activities for crop production, which included family farms. Salaries here ran an average $35.30 per hour or $73,420 per year. The highest salaries were in wholesalers of non-durable goods, such as farm supplies. Average wages were $41.99 per hour or $87,350 per year. Most farmers have a high school diploma though they learn most of their skills through work experiences. Many farmers grew up or worked on a family establishment. Many also obtain a bachelor’s degree in agriculture if they want to make a living with farming, or manage crop production in agricultural corporations.