The non-range occupation AEWRs on this page apply to H-2A job orders submitted on or after December 21, 2020, which is the effective date of the 2020 H-2A AEWR Final Rule. The non-range occupation AEWRs in effect for job orders submitted before December 21, 2020, are available here.

Warning

As provided in 20 CFR part 655, subpart B, the OFLC Administrator establishes the nationwide monthly AEWR for range occupations governed by the procedures in §§ 655.200 through 655.235, as provided in § 655.211(c), and hourly AEWRs for all other occupations, as provided in § 655.120(b).

Current AEWRs:

  1. Range Occupations:

    $1,682.33/month in all States

  1. Non-Range Occupations

    1. Rates for Field and Livestock Workers (combined) - Includes the following Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) codes

      45-2041 (Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products)
      45-2091 (Agricultural Equipment Operators)
      45-2092 (Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse)
      45-2093 (Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals)
      45-2099 (Agricultural Workers, All Other)
      53-7064 (Packers and Packagers, Hand)

The hourly AEWRs are listed by State below.
State 2021 AEWR
(Effective 12/21/2020)
Alabama $11.71
Alaska See Part B below
Arizona $12.91
Arkansas $11.83
California $14.77
Colorado $14.26
Connecticut $14.29
Delaware $13.34
Florida $11.71
Georgia $11.71
Hawaii $14.90
Idaho $13.62
Illinois $14.52
Indiana $14.52
Iowa $14.58
Kansas $14.99
Kentucky $12.40
Louisiana $11.83
Maine $14.29
Maryland $13.34
Massachusetts $14.29
Michigan $14.40
Minnesota $14.40
Mississippi $11.83
Missouri $14.58
Montana $13.62
Nebraska $14.99
Nevada $14.26
New Hampshire $14.29
New Jersey $13.34
New Mexico $12.91
New York $14.29
North Carolina $12.67
North Dakota $14.99
Ohio $14.52
Oklahoma $12.67
Oregon $15.83
Pennsylvania $13.34
Rhode Island $14.29
South Carolina $11.71
South Dakota $14.99
Tennessee $12.40
Texas $12.67
Utah $14.26
Vermont $14.29
Virginia $12.67
Washington $15.83
West Virginia $12.40
Wisconsin $14.40
Wyoming $13.62
    1. Rates for occupations other than the Field and Livestock Workers (combined) SOCs noted above, and for all Field and Livestock Workers (combined) in Alaska

      Obtain rates for all other SOCs from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics - Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) Query System. Please follow the instructions in the document linked below.

      OES Query System Instructions

      Note: If your search results do not return an average hourly rate for the occupation in your state, then use the national average rate.