Do you like getting your hands dirty? Have you always dreamed of becoming a Cowboy or Cowgirl? Does the idea of organic farming get you all warm and fuzzy inside? Maybe you want to spread your knowledge in livestock sustainability or try your hand at traditional farming tactics. If you enjoy working outdoors, this may be a fitting field for you.
According to recent reports, entry level farmers, ranchers and agricultural workers earned a median pay of $14.73 an hour in 2020. More experienced workers earned an average of $32.73. Not bad for a day’s work. Especially when the backdrop is often even more attractive than the pay rate.
Many farm and ranch jobs offer onsite lodging, and in those cases you won’t have to worry about lengthy leases or unexpected living expenses. You’ll have a place to stay as long as you have the job. Some even offer free grub, and there’s no food like farm and ranch food!
There are also many opportunities at dude and guest ranches, with openings for a wide variety of jobs catering to their guests and their workers.
If farm and ranch work on any type intrigues you, feel free to explore our expansive assortment of jobs. From working as a cook on a Wyoming ranch to managing farm operations in California, we’ve got you covered. All you need to bring is your hardworking mindset. And maybe a toothbrush.
Looking for your dream farm/ranch job?Browse our comprehensive list here and find the one that fits!