You can get credits for farm work under Social Security if your:
- Employer pays you cash wages of at least $150 in a year; or
- Employer spends at least $2,500 a year for farm labor.
In 2019, a worker gets one credit for each $1,360 earned. You can earn up to a maximum of four credits per year. The earnings needed to get a credit increase automatically each year as average wages increase.