Farm Equipment Technician Salary

farm-equipment-technician-salary-chart.jpgFarm equipment technicians are responsible for repairing, servicing and maintenance of wide array of equipment including automatic animal feeding systems, irrigating drying and handling equipment, large equipment like tractor and harvester etc.

Salary

The agriculture and farm equipment technician earns an average salary of $35,680. In addition, the mean hourly rate for farm equipment technicians is $17.16. The top paying industries for this occupation are personal and household goods repair and maintenance, which pays on average $42,320. The industry with highest employment is machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers. The top paying states are Nevada ($49,090), Hawaii ($47,410), and Wyoming ($40,920).

Job Outlook

The job outlook for farm equipment mechanics and service technicians is 10% for 2012-2022, which is about as fast as average.

Farm Equipment Technician Salary by State

State Lowest 10% Median Salary Highest 10% Average Salary
Alabama $22,530 $34,410 $50,650 $35,530
Arizona $18,930 $33,410 $48,050 $33,660
Arkansas $18,680 $30,580 $44,290 $31,100
California $23,040 $39,940 $58,080 $40,440
Colorado $29,920 $38,560 $51,120 $39,350
Connecticut $22,810 $34,050 $46,860 $34,250
Delaware $23,620 $30,000 $44,120 $31,900
Florida $22,250 $33,390 $49,530 $34,810
Georgia $19,780 $33,930 $45,700 $33,380
Hawaii $29,010 $44,850 $70,190 $47,410
Idaho $24,470 $35,220 $51,140 $36,180
Illinois $23,540 $35,620 $53,950 $37,010
Indiana $24,130 $34,440 $49,200 $35,410
Iowa $22,460 $34,750 $49,950 $35,520
Kansas $25,580 $36,230 $47,620 $36,590
Kentucky $19,760 $28,540 $42,260 $29,630
Louisiana $25,870 $36,780 $55,260 $38,330
Maine $23,500 $31,700 $41,310 $31,890
Maryland $23,000 $34,860 $53,640 $36,240
Massachusetts $30,900 $37,190 $47,460 $37,970
Michigan $22,340 $34,170 $47,520 $34,810
Minnesota $25,820 $35,910 $48,350 $36,720
Mississippi $20,830 $32,500 $45,480 $32,750
Missouri $20,310 $33,160 $45,190 $32,800
Montana $21,170 $33,860 $58,360 $37,590
Nebraska $21,450 $32,980 $53,280 $34,970
Nevada $40,250 $47,080 $62,650 $49,090
New Hampshire $28,030 $38,320 $57,160 $40,820
New Jersey $21,100 $34,840 $52,280 $35,640
New Mexico $21,540 $33,360 $45,220 $33,000
New York $25,300 $33,850 $50,170 $35,830
North Carolina $18,850 $31,630 $43,940 $31,750
North Dakota $24,040 $36,320 $50,500 $36,700
Ohio $21,980 $33,870 $46,590 $34,160
Oklahoma $18,920 $29,030 $45,360 $30,590
Oregon $24,430 $36,620 $49,660 $36,990
Pennsylvania $20,100 $32,620 $46,780 $33,090
South Carolina $24,940 $34,280 $44,980 $34,030
South Dakota $25,470 $36,310 $46,830 $36,000
Tennessee $20,800 $29,450 $41,560 $30,290
Texas $23,360 $34,180 $48,130 $35,100
Utah $29,760 $37,910 $53,630 $39,390
Vermont $25,760 $34,680 $51,170 $36,150
Virginia $20,300 $34,390 $52,870 $37,200
Washington $22,240 $36,400 $55,910 $37,950
Wisconsin $25,490 $36,890 $52,940 $38,270
Wyoming $26,650 $42,010 $55,120 $40,920