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Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals
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or $14.24 hourly
What is the risk of automation?
Qualities required for this occupation:
Assisting and Caring for Others (44)
Social Perceptiveness (40)
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions (17)
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How likely do you think this occupation will be taken over by robots/AI within the next 20 years?
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How quickly is this occupation growing?
The number of 'Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals' job openings is expected to decline by -6.5% by 2031
'Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals' is expected to be a very slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.
What are the median wages for 'Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals' in the United States?
In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals' was $29,630, or $14.24 hourly
'Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals' are paid 35.2% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
How many people are employed as farmworkers, farm, ranch, and aquacultural animals?
As of 2021 there were 34,140 people employed as Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals within the United States.
This represents around 0.02% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 4 thousand people are employed as Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals.
Attend to live farm, ranch, open range or aquacultural animals that may include cattle, sheep, swine, goats, horses and other equines, poultry, rabbits, finfish, shellfish, and bees. Attend to animals produced for animal products, such as meat, fur, skins, feathers, eggs, milk, and honey. Duties may include feeding, watering, herding, grazing, milking, castrating, branding, de-beaking, weighing, catching, and loading animals. May maintain records on animals; examine animals to detect diseases and injuries; assist in birth deliveries; and administer medications, vaccinations, or insecticides as appropriate. May clean and maintain animal housing areas. Includes workers who shear wool from sheep and collect eggs in hatcheries.
SOC Code: 45-2093.00
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