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Agricultural Equipment Operators in Wisconsin

Considering a career as an Agricultural Equipment Operator in Wisconsin?

12.4% Jobs Projection
$35,700 Median Salary
330 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Agricultural Equipment Operators in Wisconsin are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Agricultural Equipment Operators in Wisconsin is growing faster than average.

  • Agricultural Equipment Operators in Wisconsin earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Agricultural Equipment Operators Work in Wisconsin?

There were approximately 680 workers employed as Agricultural Equipment Operators in this state in 2018.

There were 620 Agricultural Equipment Operators employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 60 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

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The typical state has 395 Agricultural Equipment Operators working in it, which means Wisconsin has more Agricultural Equipment Operators than average.

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Job Projections for Wisconsin

Jobs for Agricultural Equipment Operators in this state are growing at a rate of 12.4% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 5.5%.

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Wisconsin Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 330 annual Agricultural Equipment Operators job openings in Wisconsin, and 2,180 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 10,200 annual jobs and 67,400 total jobs in 2026.

What do Agricultural Equipment Operators Make in Wisconsin?

In 2018 wages for Agricultural Equipment Operators ranged from $26,150 to $52,370 with $35,700 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $12.57 to $25.18. The median hourly rate was $17.16.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $16.39 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.77.

The median salary in Wisconsin is higher than the nationwide median salary.

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Top Wisconsin Metros for Agricultural Equipment Operators

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Agricultural Equipment Operators.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 300 $33,770
Madison, WI 100 $36,700
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 100 $36,180
Wausau, WI 30 $32,840

Top States for Agricultural Equipment Operators Employment

The table below shows the states where most Agricultural Equipment Operators work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 5,740 $30,100
Texas 2,720 $26,140
Iowa 1,590 $35,430
Illinois 1,330 $35,350
Florida 1,310 $27,840
Kansas 1,130 $33,180
Georgia 990 $27,360
Washington 940 $33,020
Nebraska 870 $36,760
Indiana 840 $35,050
Missouri 730 $31,000
North Carolina 680 $25,530
Wisconsin 680 $35,700
Minnesota 550 $35,560
Arkansas 500 $21,710
Ohio 470 $36,400
Pennsylvania 450 $36,960
Tennessee 400 $35,330
Oklahoma 390 $26,330
Idaho 360 $32,240

Below are the states where Agricultural Equipment Operators get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Michigan $38,620
New York $38,220
North Dakota $37,450
Pennsylvania $36,960
Nebraska $36,760
Ohio $36,400
Wisconsin $35,700
Minnesota $35,560
Iowa $35,430
Illinois $35,350

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