Cattle Farmer

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Salary

  • full-time salaried agricultural managers had a median weekly income of $775. The highest 10 percent earned more than $1,735 per week, but the bottom 10 percent earned $358 per week.

Education

Dairy and livestock farmers feed, water and care for animals. They maintain equipment, repair barns, pens and farm outbuilding. They choose animals to breed and sell. A cattle farmer's work is never done.