Farms paid their workers an average gross wage of $15.87 per hour in October. That’s up six percent from October 2019. According to the newly-released USDA survey, field workers in the Northern Plains were paid an average of just over $17 per hour. Livestock workers had an average gross wage of $15.52. This survey is normally released in November, but it was delayed this past year.
Subscribe to RRFN
Get a weekly digest from RRFN to stay up-to-date on all the latest news in agriculture.