The median annual wage of agricultural workers was $18,970 in May 2010. The median wage is the wage at which half the workers in an occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $16,810, and the top 10 percent earned more than $29,740.
Many agricultural workers have seasonal work schedules. Seasonal workers are typically expected to work longer hours.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-13 Edition