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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2018

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)
21,800 2.3 % $24.42 $50,790 0.8 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $13.67 $17.10 $22.57 $30.04 $37.94
Annual Wage (2) $28,420 $35,570 $46,960 $62,470 $78,920


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 8,830 2.54 $22.10 $45,970
Logging 2,300 4.72 $30.40 $63,220
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 1,280 0.06 $24.95 $51,900
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods (4241, 4247, and 4249 only) 1,250 0.22 $26.47 $55,070
Support Activities for Animal Production 1,110 3.61 $24.06 $50,040

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 2,300 4.72 $30.40 $63,220
Support Activities for Animal Production 1,110 3.61 $24.06 $50,040
Support Activities for Crop Production 8,830 2.54 $22.10 $45,970
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers 410 0.55 $24.29 $50,520
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores 750 0.46 $22.76 $47,330

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 40 (7) $33.92 $70,550
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations 90 0.02 $32.53 $67,660
Warehousing and Storage 40 (7) $30.62 $63,700
Management of Companies and Enterprises 280 0.01 $30.42 $63,270
Logging 2,300 4.72 $30.40 $63,220


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 6,790 0.40 2.65 $22.77 $47,360
Texas 1,280 0.11 0.70 $25.08 $52,170
Washington 1,010 0.31 2.06 $25.94 $53,950
Florida 870 0.10 0.67 $22.75 $47,310
Oregon 800 0.42 2.81 $23.85 $49,610




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 800 0.42 2.81 $23.85 $49,610
Vermont 120 0.40 2.65 $22.96 $47,750
California 6,790 0.40 2.65 $22.77 $47,360
Montana 170 0.37 2.46 $20.18 $41,980
Washington 1,010 0.31 2.06 $25.94 $53,950




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Minnesota 160 0.06 0.38 $31.41 $65,340
Alabama 370 0.19 1.25 $30.45 $63,350
North Carolina 620 0.14 0.94 $29.09 $60,510
Nebraska 100 0.10 0.65 $29.01 $60,330
South Carolina 470 0.23 1.52 $28.02 $58,270





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 820 4.54 30.17 $24.44 $50,830
Visalia-Porterville, CA 810 5.29 35.13 $18.54 $38,560
Bakersfield, CA 700 2.28 15.11 $20.45 $42,530
Fresno, CA 660 1.76 11.69 $20.15 $41,910
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA 350 1.86 12.38 $18.99 $39,490
Yuma, AZ 320 5.14 34.13 $22.36 $46,500
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 310 0.11 0.72 $21.90 $45,550
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 300 0.25 1.67 $23.82 $49,550
Merced, CA 280 3.84 25.49 $19.28 $40,100
Napa, CA 270 3.61 23.97 $32.11 $66,790




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)
Visalia-Porterville, CA 810 5.29 35.13 $18.54 $38,560
Yuma, AZ 320 5.14 34.13 $22.36 $46,500
Madera, CA 210 4.67 30.98 $26.43 $54,980
Salinas, CA 820 4.54 30.17 $24.44 $50,830
Hanford-Corcoran, CA 190 4.36 28.92 $24.60 $51,170
Merced, CA 280 3.84 25.49 $19.28 $40,100
Napa, CA 270 3.61 23.97 $32.11 $66,790
El Centro, CA 200 3.43 22.74 $23.84 $49,580
Bakersfield, CA 700 2.28 15.11 $20.45 $42,530
Sebring, FL 50 2.04 13.55 $34.00 $70,730