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How much does a Grain Operator make?

Updated Aug 25, 2021

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$45,212 /yr
Average Base Pay

16,818 salaries

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$27K

Low

$76K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Grain Operator is $45,212 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Grain Operator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 16818 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Grain Operator employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Operator$44,329 /yr
L3
Senior Operator$49,310 /yr
L4
Operator IV$60,336 /yr
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Perdue
3.5

Perdue

Grain Operator - Hourly
About 

$12 -$40

 hourly
2 salaries
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$12

$40

$12 - $40 Range

Cargill
4

Cargill

Grain Elevator Operator

$62,781

 /yr
Range: $32K - $65K

$32K

$65K

$31,868 - $64,909 Range

Select Staff
3.3

Select Staff

Grain Elevator Operator - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $11 - $17

$11

$17

$11 - $17 Range

Express Employment Professionals
3.9

Express Employment Professionals

Grain Elevator Operator - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $15 - $16

$15

$16

$15 - $16 Range

Insight Global
4

Insight Global

Grain Elevator Operator - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $15 - $15

$15

$15

$15 - $15 Range

Bunge North America
3.8

Bunge North America

Grain Elevator Operator - Hourly

$23

 /hr
Range: $16 - $33

$16

$33

$16 - $33 Range

StaffQuick
3.8

StaffQuick

Grain Elevator Operator - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $13 - $15

$13

$15

$13 - $15 Range

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The DeLong
2.8

The DeLong

Grain Elevator Operator - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $15 - $18

$15

$18

$15 - $18 Range

Ceres Global
4.4

Ceres Global

Grain Elevator Operator - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $19 - $21

$19

$21

$19 - $21 Range

Aerotek
3.5

Aerotek

Grain Elevator Operator
About 

$37K -$58K

$37K

$58K

$36,732 - $57,560 Range

Ardent Mills
4.3

Ardent Mills

Grain Elevator Operator - Hourly
About 

$10 -$23

 hourly

$10

$23

$10 - $23 Range

Gavilon
4.1

Gavilon

Grain Elevator Operator - Hourly
About 

$16 -$20

 hourly

$16

$20

$16 - $20 Range

US Tech Force
4.3

US Tech Force

Grain Elevator Operator - Hourly
About 

$15 -$18

 hourly

$15

$18

$15 - $18 Range

Bartlett
3.3

Bartlett

Grain Elevator Operator - Hourly
About 

$15 -$17

 hourly

$15

$17

$15 - $17 Range

Cargill
4

Cargill

Grain Elevator Operator - Hourly
About 

$17 -$18

 hourly

$17

$18

$17 - $18 Range

Manpower
4.1

Manpower

Grain Elevator Operator - Hourly
About 

$15 -$17

 hourly

$15

$17

$15 - $17 Range

General Mills
4.1

General Mills

Grain Elevator Operator - Hourly Intern
About 

$20 -$22

 hourly

$20

$22

$20 - $22 Range

Perdue
3.5

Perdue

Grain Elevator Operator - Hourly
About 

$11 -$12

 hourly

$11

$12

$11 - $12 Range

Employment Solutions
3.9

Employment Solutions

Grain Elevator Operator - Hourly
About 

$17 -$19

 hourly

$17

$19

$17 - $19 Range

Savage
3.8

Savage

Grain Elevator Operator
About 

$54K -$59K

$54K

$59K

$54,019 - $58,505 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Grain Operator salaries

The national average salary for a Grain Operator is $45,212 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Grain Operator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 16818 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Grain Operator employees.

The highest salary for a Grain Operator in United States is $76,082 per year.

The lowest salary for a Grain Operator in United States is $26,868 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent grain operator salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$15
hourly
A Trim Operator in the Harrison, AR Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Harrison, AR Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$5,000
monthly
A Chemical Operator in the Spartanburg, SC Area area reported making $5,000 per month
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Spartanburg, SC Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$23
hourly
An Operator in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $23 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Public
$15
hourly
An Operator in the St. Louis, MO Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
St. Louis, MO Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$15
hourly
An Optometric Technician in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $15 per hour
Additional Pay
$58k commissions
Job Highlights
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$15
hourly
An Opex Operator in the Boone, IA Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Boone, IA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$24
hourly
An Operator Support in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $24 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$20
hourly
An Operator in the Gulfport, MS Area area reported making $20 per hour
Additional Pay
$1k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Gulfport, MS Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$15
hourly
A Stacker Operator in the Indianapolis, IN Area area reported making $15 per hour
Additional Pay
$14k profit sharing
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Indianapolis, IN Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$55,000
per year
An Operator in the Fort Polk, LA Area area reported making $55,000 per year
Job Highlights
Fort Polk, LA Area area
Contract
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
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