Farmer

Carreer Information

What do I do in this career?

Farmers oversee the management of farms, ranchers, greenhouses, and nurseries.


Education you need.

You just need a High School Diploma to be a farmer. 5 years work experience


Day-to-Day Activities

Do anything from working with animals, to being in the fields, and to fixing equipment.


Working Conditions

  • Standing
  • Walking
  • Fixing things
  • Exposed to outdoor weather


Earnings

Farming is a very high wage career. You make $38.60 an hour and you can even make up to $60.00 an hour


Current Employment

There is 47, 719 farmers in the state of Minnesota. The number of farmers is projected to go down in the next 10 years.


Advantages

  • Freedom to make your own decisions.
  • Working outdoors.
  • Freedom to determine tasks.


Disadvantages

  • Working outside in the winter
  • May have trouble hiring workers.