By Ben Potter
Social Media and Innovation Editor
June 1, 2016
Farm and ranch workers make the most in Hawaii and the least in the Delta, according to NASS. According to the most recent farm labor report form the National Agricultural Statistics Service, U.S. farms and ranches hired a total of 703,000 workers as of April 2016, up 2% from a year ago. The average pay from these jobs is $12.75 per hour – up 4% from a year ago.
Wage rates increased the most in Florida, Iowa, Missouri, Arizona and New Mexico.
For more state-by-state statistics from NASS, visit ww.nass.usda.gov/Statistics_by_State/.