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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

45-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of agricultural, forestry, aquacultural, and related workers. Excludes "First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers" (37-1012).


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
22,560 2.7 % $25.25 $52,520 0.8 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $14.49 $17.76 $23.21 $30.77 $38.92
Annual Wage (2) $30,130 $36,940 $48,280 $64,000 $80,950


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Support Activities for Crop Production 9,470 2.69 $22.87 $47,580
Logging 2,140 4.42 $31.39 $65,280
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods (4241, 4247, and 4249 only) 1,350 0.24 $26.58 $55,280
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 1,290 0.06 $26.43 $54,970
Support Activities for Animal Production 990 3.20 $25.78 $53,620

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Logging 2,140 4.42 $31.39 $65,280
Support Activities for Animal Production 990 3.20 $25.78 $53,620
Support Activities for Crop Production 9,470 2.69 $22.87 $47,580
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers 340 0.49 $24.33 $50,600
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores 720 0.44 $23.65 $49,190

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Sawmills and Wood Preservation 90 0.10 $34.05 $70,830
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 40 (7) $33.76 $70,210
Animal Food Manufacturing 60 0.09 $33.39 $69,460
Logging 2,140 4.42 $31.39 $65,280
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods (4244 and 4248 only) 330 0.03 $30.48 $63,400


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 7,450 0.43 2.79 $23.52 $48,920
Texas 1,200 0.10 0.63 $24.66 $51,290
Washington 1,140 0.34 2.23 $25.79 $53,640
Florida 910 0.10 0.67 $26.38 $54,870
Oregon 860 0.45 2.95 $24.60 $51,170




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Oregon 860 0.45 2.95 $24.60 $51,170
California 7,450 0.43 2.79 $23.52 $48,920
Washington 1,140 0.34 2.23 $25.79 $53,640
Vermont 100 0.32 2.07 $24.83 $51,640
Montana 150 0.31 2.04 $27.07 $56,300




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Minnesota 220 0.08 0.49 $35.43 $73,690
Alabama 270 0.14 0.90 $33.19 $69,040
New York 260 0.03 0.18 $30.05 $62,510
Louisiana 450 0.23 1.52 $29.01 $60,350
South Carolina 450 0.21 1.38 $28.48 $59,240





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Salinas, CA 940 5.15 33.51 $23.25 $48,360
Visalia-Porterville, CA 770 4.92 32.00 $19.20 $39,940
Bakersfield, CA 690 2.19 14.27 $21.17 $44,030
Fresno, CA 640 1.64 10.68 $19.86 $41,310
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA 470 2.44 15.86 $24.52 $51,000
Merced, CA 340 4.44 28.87 $18.07 $37,590
Napa, CA 330 4.29 27.95 $28.92 $60,150
Yuma, AZ 320 5.22 34.00 $23.06 $47,970
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 290 0.24 1.59 $23.84 $49,590
Madera, CA 290 6.28 40.86 $24.89 $51,770




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Madera, CA 290 6.28 40.86 $24.89 $51,770
Yuma, AZ 320 5.22 34.00 $23.06 $47,970
Salinas, CA 940 5.15 33.51 $23.25 $48,360
Visalia-Porterville, CA 770 4.92 32.00 $19.20 $39,940
Merced, CA 340 4.44 28.87 $18.07 $37,590
Napa, CA 330 4.29 27.95 $28.92 $60,150
El Centro, CA 230 3.88 25.27 $26.04 $54,170
Hanford-Corcoran, CA 160 3.59 23.38 $23.95 $49,810
Wenatchee, WA 160 3.24 21.08 $21.51 $44,750
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA 470 2.44 15.86 $24.52 $51,000