SOC Code 45-2093 - Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

Total Employment


Hourly Wage (avg)


Annual Wage (avg)



Attend to live farm, ranch, open range or aquacultural animals that may include cattle, sheep, swine, goats, horses and other equines, poultry, rabbits, finfish, shellfish, and bees. Attend to animals produced for animal products, such as meat, fur, skins, feathers, eggs, milk, and honey. Duties may include feeding, watering, herding, grazing, milking, castrating, branding, de-beaking, weighing, catching, and loading animals. May maintain records on animals; examine animals to detect diseases and injuries; assist in birth deliveries; and administer medications, vaccinations, or insecticides as appropriate. May clean and maintain animal housing areas. Includes workers who shear wool from sheep and collect eggs in hatcheries.


SOC Code 45-2093 - Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals is a a final level code of the “Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations” Major Occupation Category. There are 36,630 total employees classified in this occupation in the USA, with an average Hourly Wage of $14.37 and average Annual Wage of $29,880.

Occupation Examples

  • Aquaculture Worker
  • Barn Hand
  • Barn Worker
  • Cattle Brander
  • Cattle Driver
  • Chicken Handler
  • Chicken Vaccinator
  • Cow Tender
  • Egg Gatherer
  • Farrowing Worker
  • Goat Herder
  • Groom
  • Hatchery Worker
  • Livestock Handler
  • Poultry Debeaker
  • Ranch Hand
  • Sheep Shearer
  • Shrimp Pond Laborer

Career Video for "Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals"

This video is designed to provide information about "Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals" and includes details on the career, career cluster, industry, work options, and abilities.

Thank You For Your Request

Your Personal Data Representative will be contacting you shortly.

Trusted By


What Our Clients Say

We needed a full list of companies within a specific SIC code in order to complete some target market analysis. provided a comprehensive data set to review and analyze. The delivery was fast and comprehensive. The experience was simple, straightforward, and met our needs - we would recommend. client client